Manahawkin Skirmish

Manahawkin Skirmish (HMR5Z)

Location: Stafford Township, NJ 08050 Ocean County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 41.902', W 74° 15.454'

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1776-1781
Manahawkin Skirmish
December 1781

On this ground, Capt. Reuben Randolph led the Manahawkin militia (Company 5, 2nd Monmouth) against a force of British loyalists that was twice as large and commanded by the notorious Capt. John Bacon. During the action, Lines Pangborn was killed, and fellow patriot Sylvester Tilton was seriously wounded

Erected by the Board of Chosen Freeholders to commemorate Ocean County's role in the American Revolution on its 225th anniversary, 2001-2008
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HM NumberHMR5Z
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Year Placed2001
Placed ByBoard of Chosen Freeholders
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 10:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 563652 N 4394543
Decimal Degrees39.69836667, -74.25756667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 41.902', W 74° 15.454'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 41' 54.12" N, 74° 15' 27.24" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 120 N Main St, Stafford Township NJ 08050, US
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