Crooked Billet

Crooked Billet (HM1LGT)

Location: Hatboro, PA 19040 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 11.043', W 75° 6.026'

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Named for a tavern once standing nearby. Scene of Revolutionary War clash during British occupation of Philadelphia. Militia of Gen. John Lacey, assigned to cut off British supplies, encamped here on May 1, 1778, when, surprised by British troops, they were defeated and driven off with heavy losses.
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HM NumberHM1LGT
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Year Placed1965
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 3rd, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 491450 N 4448190
Decimal Degrees40.18405000, -75.10043333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 11.043', W 75° 6.026'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 11' 2.58" N, 75° 6' 1.56" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 87-99 Meadowbrook Ave, Hatboro PA 19040, US
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