Loyalist Raid of 1778

Loyalist Raid of 1778 (HMLK2)

Location: Newtown, PA 18940 Bucks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 13.65', W 74° 56.213'

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On Feb. 19, 1778, while the British occupied Philadelphia, some 40 armed Loyalists raided the tavern here. The fighting left 5 American soldiers dead, 4 wounded, 11 captured. Tailors here were making uniforms for use at Valley Forge, and 2,000 yards of cloth were lost.
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HM NumberHMLK2
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Year Placed2001
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 11:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 505369 N 4453009
Decimal Degrees40.22750000, -74.93688333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 13.65', W 74° 56.213'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 13' 39.00" N, 74° 56' 12.78" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 107 S State St, Newtown PA 18940, US
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