General George Washington from his field headquarters here in Spotswood, New Jersey signed the order to Court Martial General Charles Lee for failure to obey orders at the Battle of Monmouth.
June 28, 1778 — — Map (db m167186) HM
Spotswood is situated at the confluence of the Manalapan and Matchaponix, which form the South River. These waterways provided natural power for a series of industries, beginning with a saw mill established by the 1720s by noted regional Lenape . . . — — Map (db m95660) HM
The Camden & Amboy Railroad reached Spotswood in 1832 being built from Bordentown to South Amboy.
Based on British practice, stone “sleepers” were used to act as the foundation for the rails; quarries near New York’s Sing Sing prison were . . . — — Map (db m93880) HM
This picturesque Gothic Revival style building executed in wood is St. Peter's second church. Built in 1849-51, the current structure replaced a smaller church built on this site in 1756-1759. The design of the new church departed from traditional . . . — — Map (db m95754) HM