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

Town Hall and Jail

 
 
Town Hall and Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
1. Town Hall and Jail Marker
Inscription. Here stood the first municipal building in Trenton, 1809 – 1837. Later used as a public school, the present building, erected 1850, was the first school house to be built from public funds in the Trenton of that day.
 
Erected by Mayor’s Citizens Committee, Trenton, N.J.
 
Location. 40° 13.331′ N, 74° 45.775′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Academy Street 0.1 miles east of North Montgomery Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is in front of the Trenton Public Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Academy Street, Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); British Light Dragoons (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Friends Meeting House (about 400 feet away); George Clymer (about 400 feet away); Mahlon Stacy (about 400 feet away); The First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); First Presbyterian Churchyard (about 700 feet away); Rev. John Rosbrugh (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Trenton.
 
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Town Hall and Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
2. Town Hall and Jail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 811 times since then. 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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