Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops marker series.
Location. 40° 13.24′ N, 74° 46.15′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on West State Street 0.2 miles west of Barrack Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the New Jersey State House near Thomas Edison State College. 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. The Story of Trenton (here, next to this marker); Old Steel Mill The Archives of the State (a few steps from this marker); Petty's Run (within shouting distance of this marker); The Trenton Steel Works (within shouting distance of this marker); Changing Landscapes Along Petty's Run (within shouting distance of this marker); West Front Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Front Street Paper Mill (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Trenton.
More about this marker. This marker is part of a large directory sign for the N.J. State House Complex. The 'Story of Trenton' marker is also part of this sign.
Also see . . .
1. Abraham Lincoln and New Jersey. ...Mr. Lincoln delivered a brief but poignant address to the State Senate ... Afterwards, Mr. Lincoln addressed the New Jersey General Assembly...
This link quotes the speech given at the State Senate and the address to the General Assembly. (Submitted on December 3, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. James Buckelew Carriage. A carriage was needed (Submitted on March 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. State House - Points of Interest. has a number of great photos of the current (2008) interior. (Submitted on May 29, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
4. Changes to the State House. "Friends of the State House" tell about the number of changes to the structure since its original building in 1792. (Submitted on May 29, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
5. Video - - "Abraham Lincoln Biography. . ." - (Courtesy - YouTube)::. (Submitted on February 15, 2013.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,927 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. 3. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Pictures of the State House • Pictures of the Senate and Assembly chambers • Picture of the Buckelew Carriage, which transported Lincoln between the train station and the State House • Can you help?