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

House of Alexander Douglass

 
 
House of Alexander Douglass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
1. House of Alexander Douglass Marker
Inscription.
Here in the house of
Alexander Douglass
Washington
called a council of war
on the evening of
January 2, 1777
when the
flank movement to
Princeton
was decided upon

 
Erected 1902 by Trenton High School, Class of 1903.
 
Location. 40° 12.995′ N, 74° 45.786′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broad Street and Livingston Street, on the left when traveling north on South Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is on the front of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. Marker is at or near this postal address: 189 S Broad St, Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mercer County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mahlon Stacy’s Grist Mill (about 500 feet away); The Second Battle of Trenton (about 500 feet away); Washington’s Triumphal Arch (about 700 feet away); Mill Hill Historic District (about 800 feet away); First High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Crossing the Delaware (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mill Hill Playhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Trenton.
 
More about this marker.
House of Alexander Douglass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 27, 2014
2. House of Alexander Douglass Marker
This marker is for the original site of the Alexander Douglass House. The house has been moved three times, and is currently located on Front Street at South Montgomery Street. See related markers below for the link to the Douglass House marker.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
House of Alexander Douglass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
3. House of Alexander Douglass Marker
House of Alexander Douglass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 27, 2014
4. House of Alexander Douglass Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the center set of doors.
House of Alexander Douglass image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 27, 2014
5. House of Alexander Douglass
The Alexander Douglas House can now be found near Mill Hill Park, the forth place that it has been located.
 
 
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