The Swamp Angel

The Swamp Angel (HM267)

Location: Trenton, NJ 08618 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 14.243', W 74° 47.277'

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The first gun an eight inch Parrott Rifle or 200 pounder, fired from the Marsh Battery, on Morris Island, S.C. at the City of Charleston, 7,000 yards distance. Weight of gun 16,500 pounds, weight of charge of powder 16 pounds, and weight of projectile 150 pounds, greatest elevation used 35 degrees.

Bombardment opened August 12, 1863 - gun burst at 36th round.

Erected February 1871 at corner of No. Clinton Avenue and Perry Street, Trenton. Rededicated at Cadwalader Park on 100th anniversary of start of American Civil War April 12, 1961.
HM NumberHM267
Year Placed1961
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 7:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 518037 N 4454126
Decimal Degrees40.23738333, -74.78795000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.243', W 74° 47.277'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 14.58" N, 74° 47' 16.62" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 108-122 Trenton Rd, Trenton NJ 08618, US
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