British Raid on Crosswicks Creek

British Raid on Crosswicks Creek (HM30P)

Location: Bordentown, NJ 08505 Burlington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 8.989', W 74° 42.957'

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Waters of Crosswicks Creek and the Delaware River join below. 22 vessels at Bordentown and 4 at White Hill were among the 44 that were destroyed in a British raid on May 8, 1778. All were trapped in the Upper Delaware when the British took Philadelphia in September 1777. Sites in Crosswicks Creek containing the remains of two vessels are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Commemorated May 20, 1990 by Rancocas Valley Chapter
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century
HM NumberHM30P
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Year Placed1990
Placed ByRancocas Valley Chapter, National Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 5:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 524193 N 4444424
Decimal Degrees40.14981667, -74.71595000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.989', W 74° 42.957'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 59.34" N, 74° 42' 57.42" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Prince St, Bordentown NJ 08505, US
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