Elizabethtown (HM478)

Location: Elizabeth, NJ 07201 Union County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 39.51', W 74° 12.156'

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On this spot, at daybreak, June 7, 1780 began the fighting against the British forces moving toward Springfield. Here fell General Stirling at the head of the advancing column.On June 8, after the British retreat from Springfield, General Hand here attacked and drove back the 22nd Regt. to the British main position at the point.Skirmishing on this ground continued until the British retreat to Staten Island, June 23rd.

Erected by the State of New Jersey, A.D. 1905
HM NumberHM478
Year Placed1905
Placed ByState of New Jersey
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 567407 N 4501154
Decimal Degrees40.65850000, -74.20260000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 39.51', W 74° 12.156'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 39' 30.60" N, 74° 12' 9.36" W
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Area Code(s)908, 973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-5 N High St, Elizabeth NJ 07201, US
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