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

Campsite of The Army of Louis XVI, King of France

 
 
Campsite of The Army of Louis XVI, King of France Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Campsite of The Army of Louis XVI, King of France Marker
Inscription.
Commanded by
General de Rochambeau
during their march
to victory
at Yorktown
August 31, 1781

 
Erected by the American Society of Le Souvenir Francais.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 40° 20.867′ N, 74° 39.95′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Stockton Street and Bayard Street on Stockton Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton NJ 08540, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Princeton Battle Monument (here, next to this marker); Colonel John Haslet (here, next to this marker); New Jersey Patriots (here, next to this marker); Marines in the Revolution (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Princeton Battle Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The House Front (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Washington-Rochambeau Historic Route” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wash House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Princeton.
 
More about this marker.
Campsite of The Army of Louis XVI, King of France and adjacent markers image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Campsite of The Army of Louis XVI, King of France and adjacent markers
This marker is the third from the left in this picture.
The third of the four historical markers next to the Battle of Princeton Monument is a tile map framed with portraits of General George Washington and French General de Rochambeau. The lower right tile depicts the American Flag crossed with the French Flag.
 
Categories. HeroesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
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