William Alexander - Lord Stirling

William Alexander - Lord Stirling (HMMDP)

Location: Passaic, NJ 07055 Passaic County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 51.269', W 74° 7.249'

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1725 - 1783

To Honor
William Alexander - Lord Stirling
1725 - 1783

American Patriot - Friend of Washington
Lord Stirling
crossed Acquackanonk Bridge with eight
regiments of New Jersey Militia,
November 14, 1776.

Set up headquarters
at Blanchard House opposite the bridge
as Commander of the Guards.
Quartered here 1776 - 1779.

Commanded New Jersey troops
at Battle of Trenton, December 26, 1776.

Brigades encamped at
Valley Forge, Penn. December 31, 1777.

Northern Division American Army with
Headquarters at Albany, New York
1781 - 1783

Reverently placed by
Nova Caesrea and Acquackanonk Landing Chapters
Daughters of the American Revolution
March 21, 1929
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HM NumberHMMDP
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1929
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 3:57am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 574103 N 4522975
Decimal Degrees40.85448333, -74.12081667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 51.269', W 74° 7.249'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 51' 16.14" N, 74° 7' 14.94" W
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Area Code(s)201, 973, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 128-142 County Rte 624, Passaic NJ 07055, US
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