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Save the Historic Hugg-Harrison House!

So, I somehow ended up at a public meeting last night.  I’m not normally a public meeting guy.  And it had been a long day at work.  Besides, I hadn’t even planned on going.

But ten minutes before it started, I found my car heading in that direction.  I ended up at the…


Public Meeting at the Bellmawr Public Library.
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Where Washington and Molly Pitcher fought! Monmouth Battlefield – Manalapan, NJ

monmouthintroSouth Trails – Monmouth Battlefield State Park – Manalapan/Freehold, Monmouth County, NJ
Distance: 15 miles of hiking trails for the park.  About 7 miles in the southern part of the park.  (We did about 3 miles)
Type: Interconnected web
Difficulty: 2 of 10.
Total score: 7 of 10.

Website – New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry

Terrain – rolling fields and hills, forest, farmland

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Red Bank Battlefield Park – National Park, NJ

Thanks T.J.

Thanks T.J.

Fort Mercer Walkabout – Red Bank Battlefield Park – National Park, Gloucester County, NJ
Distance: 1 mile
Type:  Fairly close to a loop
Difficulty: 2 of 10 – stairs are rough.
Total score: 6 of 10.

Terrain – Riverside hills.

Trailheads –  39° 52.114’N,  75° 11.354’W
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