George Washington Encampment

George Washington Encampment (HM51N)

Location: Hamburg, NJ 07419 Sussex County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 9.088', W 74° 35.584'

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1779 - 1912

In this field, General George Washington encamped for a night on a march from Newburg to Morristown in 1779 to meet General Lafayette.
With him was an aide, Lieutenant John Kays of Sussex County, a soldier of the American Revolution.
This memorial was erected by Marchioness Ellen Kays McLaughlin, a member of the Newton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a Grand Daughter of John Kays.
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HM NumberHM51N
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution, Newton Chapter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:44pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 534145 N 4555651
Decimal Degrees41.15146667, -74.59306667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 9.088', W 74° 35.584'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 9' 5.28" N, 74° 35' 35.04" W
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Area Code(s)973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3437-3499 NJ-94, Hamburg NJ 07419, US
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