Signal Beacon and the "Old Sow"

Signal Beacon and the "Old Sow" (HM4IW)

Location: Summit, NJ 07901 Union County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.602', W 74° 20.962'

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Here in the time of the American Revolution stood the Signal Beacon and by its side the cannon known as the "Old Sow" which in time of danger and invasion summoned the patriotic "Minute Men" of this vicinity to the defense of the country and the repulse of the invader.

This monument was erected by the New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and dedicated to the memory of the patriots of New Jersey. Removed to this spot from its original location and re-dedicated July 4, 1908.
HM NumberHM4IW
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1896
Placed ByNew Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 3:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 554944 N 4508622
Decimal Degrees40.72670000, -74.34936667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.602', W 74° 20.962'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 36.12" N, 74° 20' 57.72" W
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Area Code(s)201, 732, 908, 973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 226 Hobart Ave, Summit NJ 07901, US
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