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Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rev. John Rosbrugh
 
Rev. John Rosbrugh Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
1. Rev. John Rosbrugh Marker
 
Inscription.
In memory of
Rev. John Rosbrugh
Clerical Martyr of the Revolution

Moderator of the
Presbytery of New Brunswick
1776
Chaplain 3d Battalion
Northampton County PA Militia
December 25, 1776
Bayoneted to death by Hessians
in Trenton
January 2, 1777

 
Location. 40° 13.217′ N, 74° 45.793′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on East State Street just east of North Broad Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. 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 First Presbyterian Church (here, next to this marker); First Presbyterian Churchyard (here, next to this marker); Trenton YMCA (within shouting distance of this marker); Old City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Taylor Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Light Dragoons (about 400 feet away); Friends Meeting House (about 500 feet away); George Clymer (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Trenton.
 
Regarding Rev. John Rosbrugh. The Rev. John Rosbrugh was the first Chaplain to die in the service of his country.
 
Rev. John Rosbrugh Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
2. Rev. John Rosbrugh Marker
 

 
Also see . . .
1. Annals of the American Pulpit (1858): Rev. John Rosbrugh. (Submitted on December 6, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Virtual American Biographies - Rev. John Rosbrugh. (Submitted on December 6, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,056 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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