On This High Ground

On This High Ground (HMRS8)

Location: New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Middlesex County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 30.112', W 74° 26.878'

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On this high ground the 7th Regiment of the British Army had its camp and a redoubt while General Howe and his troops occupied New Brunswick December 1, 1776 to June 22, 1777.

At the edge of the hill above the river a battery of the American Army under Captain Alexander Hamilton covered the crossing while General Washington with his troops in retreat was in the city November 29 to December 1, 1776.
HM NumberHMRS8
Year Placed1930
Placed ByNew Brunswick Theological Seminary
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 2:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 546774 N 4483608
Decimal Degrees40.50186667, -74.44796667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 30.112', W 74° 26.878'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 30' 6.72" N, 74° 26' 52.68" W
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Area Code(s)732, 908
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-99 Seminary Pl, New Brunswick NJ 08901, US
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