Princeton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
March of the Mill Children
July 1903 – July 2003
Mary Harris “Mother” Jones
In 1906, New Jersey passed a law preventing children from working in the mills before the age of 14.
Dedicated by the New Jersey State AFL-CIO
July 9, 2003
Erected 2003 by New Jersey State AFL-CIO.
Location. 40° 20.973′ Click for map. Marker is located in front of the tiger statue in Palmer Square. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton NJ 08542, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (a few steps from this marker); Nassau Inn – 1756 - 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Presbyterian Church of Princeton (within shouting distance of this marker); The President’s House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); English Boxwood Plants (about 300 feet away); Nathaniel Fitz Randolph (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (about 400 feet away); Princeton Speech (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Princeton.
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