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

Abraham Hunt House

 
 
Abraham Hunt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 16, 2007
1. Abraham Hunt House Marker
Inscription.
Colonel Rall
was entertained on
Christmas night 1776
in the house
owned by
Abraham Hunt
which stood
on this spot.

 
Erected 1902 by the Trenton High School Class of 1904.
 
Location. 40° 13.224′ N, 74° 45.959′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of North Warren Street and West State Street, on the right when traveling south on North Warren Street. Click for map. This marker is on the wall of the front plaza of the Mary Roebling State Office Building next to the marker on the First Professional Basketball Game. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Professional Basketball Game (here, next to this marker); The Signing of the Ratification of the Constitution (a few steps from this marker); First Synagogue (within shouting distance of this marker); Many Meetings During the Revolutionary War (within shouting distance of this marker); Government House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Abraham Hunt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 16, 2007
2. Abraham Hunt House Marker
Warren Street Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Golden Swan (about 400 feet away); Old City Hall (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Trenton.
 
Regarding Abraham Hunt House. The Battle of Trenton occurred the very next morning. General George Washington crossed the frozen Delaware River through a severe winter storm Christmas night and attacked Colonel Rallís troops which were quartered in Trenton. By 9:30 a.m. on the 26th the Continental Army achieved victory.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Trenton, December 26th, 1776. American Victory. 2004 essay by Neal McLaughlin. (Submitted on November 19, 2007.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Drawing of the Abraham Hunt House image. Click for full size.
3. Drawing of the Abraham Hunt House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,451 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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