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

Princeton War Memorial

 
 
Original Engraving on War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By R. C., February 10, 2008
1. Original Engraving on War Memorial
Inscription.
Hold dear our sons and daughters
who gave their lives
in the World War for Freedom
1914 — 1918

 
Erected by Borough and Vicinity of Princeton.
 
Location. 40° 20.897′ N, 74° 39.834′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Nassau Street and Mercer Street on Nassau 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. French Markets (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert Einstein (within shouting distance of this marker); The Princeton Bell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Princeton Battle Monument (about 600 feet away); Colonel John Haslet (about 600 feet away); Campsite of The Army of Louis XVI, King of France (about 600 feet away); New Jersey Patriots (about 600 feet away); Marines in the Revolution (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Princeton.
 
More about this marker. This monument was originally dedicated after World War I. The names of most major "wars" or military actions have been added to the monument on the left or right
Emblem on Main Monument Platform image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Emblem on Main Monument Platform
Emblem was part of the original monument design and acknowledges the traits of Patriotism, Gallantry, and Devotion as it related to soldiers of "The World War" of 1914-1918.
of the monument's dedication text.

The marker has an interesting design in that visitors can step onto it and sit on the marker itself.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Marker as Seen from Mercer Street image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Marker as Seen from Mercer Street
 
 
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