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

Mercer Airport

 
 
Mercer Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, August 2008
1. Mercer Airport Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of General High Mercer a distinguished officer in the Continental Army who died from wounds received in the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777. From him, Mercer County, created in 1838, received its name.

Dedicatory ceremonies held October 26, 1929, being the 250th Anniversary of the settlement of Trenton.
 
Location. 40° 16.874′ N, 74° 50.07′ W. Marker is in Hopewell Township, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Bear Tavern Road (County Route 579) ¼ mile south of Nursery Road (County Route 579), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville NJ 08560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bear Tavern Road (approx. half a mile away); Geography & Historic Landscape of Jacobs Creek (approx. ¾ mile away); Washington’s March to Trenton (approx. ¾ mile away); Bridges, Roads, and Railroads of Jacobs Creek (approx. ¾ mile away); An Historic Crossroad (approx. 1.3 miles away); Church Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); 200th Birthday of George Washington (approx. 2 miles away); Bicentennial of General George Washington's Birthday (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Mercer Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, August 2008
2. Mercer Airport Marker
 History of Trenton Mercer Airport. Opening in 1929 to much fanfare... (Submitted on August 25, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Air & SpaceNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,015 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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