The Convention Army

The Convention Army (HMV30)

Location: Frenchtown, NJ 08825 Hunterdon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 33.259', W 75° 2.583'

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In 1778 the Continental Congress moved 4,916 British and German troops captured at Saratoga, south from Boston along today's Route 513, crossing the Delaware at Sherrard's Ferry (Frenchtown). Many escaped along the way but 3,600 reached Virginia, to be held there until the war ended.
HM NumberHMV30
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series
Year Placed2011
Placed ByHunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 6:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 496355 N 4489284
Decimal Degrees40.55431667, -75.04305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 33.259', W 75° 2.583'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 33' 15.54" N, 75° 2' 34.98" W
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Area Code(s)908
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 197-293 Everittstown Rd, Frenchtown NJ 08825, US
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