Site of the Blue Hills Fort and Camp

Site of the Blue Hills Fort and Camp (HM4TX)

Location: Plainfield, NJ 07063 Union County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 36.526', W 74° 26.578'

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This marker is erected in memory of the brave Revolutionary soldiers from this vicinity who garrisoned this fort harassing and repulsing the invading enemy for seven months during the darkest period of the war.

From this outpost General Washington on June 26, 1777, finally turned back the whole British Army compelling them to evacuate the state.

Erected by Continental Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
HM NumberHM4TX
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1924
Placed ByContinental Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7:07pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 547123 N 4495477
Decimal Degrees40.60876667, -74.44296667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.526', W 74° 26.578'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 31.56" N, 74° 26' 34.68" W
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Area Code(s)908, 732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401 Park Dr, Plainfield NJ 07063, US
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