Middlebrook Heights (Boom Map)

This map was prepared by A. A. Boom (deceased) and appears in a manuscript and chapter 12, p. 118 of   "North of the Rariton Lotts: A history of Martinsville, NJ area
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At that time Vosseller Ave was the "Mountain Road" to Basking Ridge referred to locally as the Basking Ridge Road (Washington's Letters)[1]. Washington's army was in this area in the summer of 1777 and winter of 1778-79. Genl. Wayne's Brigade of 500-600 men in Genl. Lincoln's Pennsylvania Division camped here in 1777.

[1] "North of the Rariton Lotts: A history of Martinsville, NJ area, p 94

See also: Liesenbein Map , Scull-Erskine Map

Return to: Middlebrook Encampment

last updated 28 Nov 2001