British Retreat Route

British Retreat Route (HM2790)

Location: Middletown, NJ 07748 Monmouth County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 23.633', W 74° 6.75'

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Seeking the protection of Middletown's hills on the 29th of June 1778, the day after the Battle of Monmouth, the main British army under Gen. Sir Henry Clinton withdrew along this road toward Sandy Hook, whence they embarked for New York a week later.
HM NumberHM2790
Year Placed1976
Placed ByMiddletown Area Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 575320 N 4471853
Decimal Degrees40.39388333, -74.11250000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 23.633', W 74° 6.75'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 23' 37.98" N, 74° 6' 45" W
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Area Code(s)732, 848, 908
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 56-60 Kings Hwy, Middletown NJ 07748, US
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