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

Continental Lane

 
 
Continental Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, August 2008
1. Continental Lane Marker
Inscription. Road over which Washington’s army began its march to Trenton December 26, 1776.
 
Location. 40° 17.981′ N, 74° 52.068′ W. Marker is in Titusville (Hopewell Township), New Jersey, in Mercer County. Click for map. There are two of these markers, both in Washington Crossing State Park. One is near the parking area for the Johnson Ferry House the other is at the intersection of Washington Crossing-Pennington Road and Trenton-Harbourton Road. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville NJ 08560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson Ferry House (a few steps from this marker); Prelude to Victory (within shouting distance of this marker); Spring House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Crossing (about 400 feet away); Retreat and Counterattack – 1776 (about 600 feet away); Ferry Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Crossing (approx. 0.2 miles away); An Historic Site (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Titusville (Hopewell Township).
 
More about this marker. These two markers are at the beginning and end of a nature trail through the park that follows the route of the old Continental Lane.
 
Related marker.
Beginning of Continental Lane image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, August 2008
2. Beginning of Continental Lane
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Notable EventsRoads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary
 
End of Continental Lane image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, August 2008
3. End of Continental Lane
Looking down the Continental Lane image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, August 2008
4. Looking down the Continental Lane
This is now a nature trail through the park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 809 times since then and 8 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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