Crosswicks Creek Site III

  • Also Known As: 28-Bu-329 also Site III (18th century vessel)

  • Address: Prince St
  • Vicinity: Address Restricted, marker on Prince St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site

22 vessels at Bordentown and 4 at White Hill were among the 44 that were destroyed in a British raid on May 8, 1778. All were trapped in the Upper Delaware when the British took Philadelphia in September 1777. Sites in Crosswicks Creek containing the remains of two vessels are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. - Commemorated May 20, 1990 by Rancocas Valley Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1778/05/08 Raid by British regulars sink American Colonial vessels in the Crosswicks Creek

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Particulars for Crosswicks Creek Site III:
Military Event American Revolutionary War
Historic Use Battle site
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Maritime
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Sight Category Site
Owner State
Historic Use Water-related

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 26th November 1990

Registry Name: Crosswicks Creek Site III
Registry Address: Address Restricted
Registry Number: 87001795
Resource Type: Site
Owner: State
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: 18th century vessel
Area in Acres: 3
Contributing Sites: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military, Maritime history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: Revolutionary War
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1778
Historic Function: Transportation, Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Water-related, Battle site
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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