Crooked Billet
Dedicated: Saturday, May 01, 1965
County: Montgomery
Marker Type: Roadside
GIS Coordinates: 40.18405-75.10043

Location: Meadowbrook Ave. near N Penn Ave. at Crooked Billet Elem. School, Hatboro

Marker Text: Named for a tavern once standing nearby. Scene of Revolutionary War clash during British occupation of Philadelphia. Militia of Gen. John Lacey, assigned to cut off British supplies, encamped here on May 1, 1778, when, surprised by British troops, they were defeated and driven off with heavy losses.

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