Winter Quarters of the New York Line


Pompton Plains, NJ

Who?:  American
Units:  New York Line
Direction:  North
Destination:  Winter quarters 1781/82
Date:  December 14, 1781-April 1782
Public Access:  No

Pequannok is south of Pompton Plains. The regiments possibly quartered in the huts that had served the New Jersey Line as winter quarters during the winter of 1780/81. The regiment stayed there from 14 December 1781 to mid-April 1782. The exact location of these huts is unknown. Colonel van Cortlandt made his headquarters in the Yellow Tavern.