The Battle of Iron Works Hill

The Battle of Iron Works Hill (HMNYR)

Location: Mt Holly, NJ 08060 Burlington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 59.317', W 74° 47.07'

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December 23, 1776

A decisive skirmish in the
Revolutionary War.
Colonel Samuel Griffin's troops were entrenched at this site. They decoyed Colonel (Count) Kurt von Donop's Hessian soldiers away from Bordentown thus reducing the enemy forces defending Trenton and assuring victory by General George Washington's troops after the historic crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Night, 1776.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution - Colonel Thomas Reynolds Chapter
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 7:26pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 518398 N 4426516
Decimal Degrees39.98861667, -74.78450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.317', W 74° 47.07'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 19.02" N, 74° 47' 4.20" W
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Area Code(s)609, 856
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-130 Pine St, Mt Holly NJ 08060, US
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