Here the British Turned

Here the British Turned (HM4UA)

Location: Roselle Park, NJ 07204 Union County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 39.912', W 74° 14.836'

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Here the British turned into Galloping Hill Road from Elizabethtown to Connecticut Farms and Springfield at the time of the battles June 7 and 23, 1780.

Washington afterwards said of the New Jersey militia "They flew to arms universally, and acted with a spirit equal to anything I have seen during the war"

A son of Gen. William Crane is said to have been bayoneted to death by British soldiers near this spot.

Erected June 10, 1913 by Boudinot Chapter, D.A.R. of Elizabeth, N.J.
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HM NumberHM4UA
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1913
Placed ByBoudinot Chapter, D.A.R. of Elizabeth, N.J
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:48pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 563625 N 4501864
Decimal Degrees40.66520000, -74.24726667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 39.912', W 74° 14.836'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 39' 54.72" N, 74° 14' 50.16" W
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Area Code(s)908
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 130 Galloping Hill Rd, Roselle Park NJ 07204, US
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