Women's Heritage Trail
— Monmouth Battlefield State Park —Mary Hays, nicknamed "Molly," joined her husband as many wives of the time did, while he was serving in the artillery during the American Revolution. Her husband was a gunner in Captain Francis Proctor's company of the Pennsylvania Artillery Regiment. She traveled with the troops helping with laundering, cooking or nursing the soldiers in exchange for rations. At the Battle of Monmouth—during a 3-hour cannonade-she helped her husband's gun crew by running cartridges from the ammunition box to the loader.
|Placed By||New Historic Trust Historic Preservation Office|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 557726 N 4456973|
|Decimal Degrees||40.26123333, -74.32113333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 15.674', W 74° 19.268'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 15' 40.44" N, 74° 19' 16.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||732, 848, 908|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 20 State Route 33, Manalapan Township NJ 07726, US|
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