General Hugh Mercer

General Hugh Mercer (HM4QU)

Location: Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Bergen County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 50.919', W 73° 58.166'

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1726-1777

Fort Lee was constructed by General Mercer on October 18, 1776 on orders from General George Washington. Originally called Fort Constitution, it was re-christened Fort Lee in honor of General Charles Lee, second in command of the Continental Army, by orders of General George Washington. Monument Park was the campgrounds for the Continental Army troops. General Mercer was killed at the Battle of Princeton on January 12, 1777.
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HM NumberHM4QU
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByBorough of Fort Lee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 2:18am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586870 N 4522467
Decimal Degrees40.84865000, -73.96943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 50.919', W 73° 58.166'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 50' 55.14" N, 73° 58' 9.96" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1590 Palisade Ave, Fort Lee NJ 07024, US
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