New Bridge

New Bridge (HM1PHY)

Location: River Edge, NJ 07661 Bergen County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 54.82', W 74° 1.835'

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Washington's rear guard under Greene held the bridge in the Retreat of 1776. Burr attacked British here in 1777 and Lee's expedition against Paulus Hook started from here 1779. Bridge crossed often by both armies during the Revolution.
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HM NumberHM1PHY
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Year Placed1937
Placed ByNew Jersey Historic Sites Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 581636 N 4529625
Decimal Degrees40.91366667, -74.03058333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 54.82', W 74° 1.835'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 54' 49.2" N, 74° 1' 50.1" W
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Area Code(s)201
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 99 Main St, River Edge NJ 07661, US
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