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

Route of Washington’s March

 
 
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By Gary Nigh, December 2007
1. Route of Washington’s March Marker
Inscription. Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777
 
Erected 1914 by Sons of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 9 of 12.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 18.136′ N, 74° 40.99′ W. Marker is in Lawrence Township, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Quakerbridge Road just north of Nassau Park Boulevard, in the median. Click for map. This marker has clearly been moved. It is significantly lower in the ground than other markers in this series. It is also surrounded by bushes, so it can easily be overlooked. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08619, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. 1.4 miles away); Richard Stockton (approx. 1.7 miles away); Stony Brook Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
2. Route of Washington’s March Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Welcome to the Institute Lands (approx. 1.8 miles away); Thomas Clarke House (approx. 1.9 miles away); From Trenton to Princeton (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This is the ninth in a series of 12 markers between Trenton and Princeton.
 
Also see . . .  Washington's Route from Trenton to Princeton. This virtual tour follows the 12 markers along Washington’s route from Trenton to Princeton in January 1777. (Submitted on December 17, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Battle of Trenton, Battle of Assunpink
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,259 times since then and 27 times this year. 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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