Cherry Hill Monument

Cherry Hill Monument (HM1SB7)

Location: Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 Camden County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.481', W 75° 1.349'

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The Cherry Hill area was at times occupied by both forces in the Revolutionary War in 1777. Continental soldiers joined with local farmers in destroying strategic bridges across the Newton and Timer Creeks to delay the Hessians who were marching toward Redbank where the Continental army had set up a fort which was the keystone of defense for the entire Delaware Valley area. The Marquis de Lafayette camped on this site on his way to the battle of Gloucester in March of 1777. In 1774, General "Mad Anthony" Wayne and Count Pulaski routed British forces between here and Haddonfield. In an area hallowed by a score of such incidents involving farmer and soldier, famous figures of history and anonymous patriots alike, Cherry Hill is proud to commemorate all who made such notable local contribution to national destiny.

(Reverse side) Cherry Hill opened October 11, 1961.
HM NumberHM1SB7
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Date Added Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 498079 N 4421247
Decimal Degrees39.94135000, -75.02248333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.481', W 75° 1.349'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 28.86" N, 75° 1' 20.94" W
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Area Code(s)609, 856
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Cherry Hill Mall Dr, Cherry Hill NJ 08002, US
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