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Lawrence Township in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Revolutionary War Site - Shabakunk Creek

 
 
Revolutionary War Site - Shabakunk Creek Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Gary Nigh, circa March 2008
1. Revolutionary War Site - Shabakunk Creek Marker
Inscription. Under the command of Colonel Edward Hand a successful delaying action, fought at the Shabakunk Creek, prevented British forces fron reaching Trenton before nightfall where the Second Battle of Trenton took place at the Assunpink Creek January 2, 1777.
 
Location. 40° 15.221′ N, 74° 44.526′ W. Marker is in Lawrence Township, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Lawrenceville Road (U.S. 206) one mile north of Princeton Pike, on the right. Click for map. The same marker is posted on both the north & south bound sides Lawrenceville Road on opposite banks of the Shabakunk Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrence Township NJ 08648, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Site (approx. 1.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Route of Washington’s March (approx. 2.2 miles away); Trenton Battle Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Trenton Battle Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); Black Soldiers and Patriots (approx. 2.3 miles away); Temple-Ryan Farmhouse
Revolutionary War Site - Shabakunk Creek Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Gary Nigh, circa March 2008
2. Revolutionary War Site - Shabakunk Creek Marker
alongside the north bound lane of Lawrenceville Road. Notre Dame High School is in the background.
(approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Revolutionary War Site - Shabakunk Creek Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Gary Nigh, circa March 2008
3. Revolutionary War Site - Shabakunk Creek Marker
alongside the south bound lane of Lawrenceville Road.
Looking upstream along Shabakunk Creek Photo, Click for full size
By Gary Nigh, circa March 2008
4. Looking upstream along Shabakunk Creek
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,500 times since then and 181 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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