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Manville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington’s Route from Princeton

 
 
Washington’s Route from Princeton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
1. Washington’s Route from Princeton Marker
Inscription.
By this route
Washington
with his army
retired after his victory at Princeton
January, 1777.
Erected by
Camp Middlebrook Chapter
D.A.R.

 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 33.473′ N, 74° 34.89′ W. Marker is in Manville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Finderne Avenue (County Route 533), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the National Starch facility. Marker is in this post office area: Manville NJ 08835, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Derrick Van Veghten House (approx. 0.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lock No. 10 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 1.4 miles away); American Revolution Army Encampent (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Philip Van Horne House (approx. 1.6 miles away); National Guard Armory (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Manville.
 
More about this marker.
Marker in Manville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
2. Marker in Manville
This is one of a series of markers placed by the DAR indicating Washington’s route from the Battle of Princeton to the encampment in Morristown.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. A list of markers along the route Washington’s Army took from Princeton to Morristown. It's best to study them in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  New Jersey During the Revolution. Website that details the Revolutionary War in New Jersey. Included are the Battle of Princeton and the encampments at Morristown. (Submitted on July 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Washington’s Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
3. Washington’s Route Marker
Marker on Finderne Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
4. Marker on Finderne Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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