Monmouth Battlefield

Also known as: Monmouth Battlefield State Park
NW of Freehold on NJ 522, W of Rte. 9, Freehold, New Jersey

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Description 

This Landmark commemorates The Battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778. This was a pivotal engagement of the Revolutionary War, since it marked the combat debut of the improved Continental Army, tempered by a long winter of training at Valley Forge. The American troops proved they were able to engage the British Army on even terms. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 20, 1961

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000467
Area of significance
Military
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic function
Battle site
Current function
Park
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant year
1778
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing sites: 2

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