Washington Passed Beneath this Tower

Washington Passed Beneath this Tower (HM8DS)

Location: Newark, NJ 07102 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 44.423', W 74° 10.156'

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"There went with him a band of men whose hearts God had touched." 1. Samuel 10:26.
This tablet placed here by
The New Jersey Society of the
Sons of the American Revolution
on its twenty-fifth anniversary
commemorating the fact
that Washington and his army, in November 1776, passed beneath the shadow of this tower in masterly retreat across New Jersey to the hills beyond the Delaware, where they gathered strength for the bold blows struck at Trenton and Princeton for American Independence, and in an acknowledgement of gratitude to Almighty God for His many blessings bestowed upon out nation.
March 7, 1914
HM NumberHM8DS
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1914
Placed ByNew Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 570139 N 4510269
Decimal Degrees40.74038333, -74.16926667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.423', W 74° 10.156'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 25.38" N, 74° 10' 9.36" W
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Area Code(s)973, 201, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 608 Broad St, Newark NJ 07102, US
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