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Cranbury

Battle of Monmouth Driving Tour: Day 1

On June 10th, the driving tour will follow General Lafayette's march from Cranbury through Hightstown to Robbins Tavern that occurred two days before the Battle of Monmouth. The tour starts at the Elizabeth M. Wagner History Center, 6 South Main Street, Cranbury. Event begins at 2:00 pm.

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Battle of Monmouth Driving Tour:  Day 1
Battle of Monmouth Driving Tour:  Day 1

Time & Location

Jun 10, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Cranbury, 6 S Main St, Cranbury, NJ 08512, USA

About the Event

The driving tour will follow General Lafayette's march from Cranbury through Hightstown to Robbins Tavern that occurred two days before the Battle of Monmouth. The tour starts at the Elizabeth M. Wagner History Center, 6 North Main Street, Cranbury where parking is available. (Time tbd.)The tour group will then walk to the site of Lafayette's Headquarters at Dr. Stite's House on Main Street. Returning to their cars, the tour will stop at the 1713 East Jersey Cottage in Cranbury Millstone Park on Old Trenton Road. There will be brief remarks about Lafayette's visit to Vincent Bodine's cottage in 1778 before the tour continues to Hightstown. The auto tour ends at the site of Robbins' Tavern in Clarksburg. Presented with the Monmouth County Historical Society.

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