Hightstown in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
East Windsor Township Civil War Monument
Erected by Their Greatful Fellow Citizens.
Location. 40° 16.246′ N, 74° 31.677′ W. Marker is in Hightstown, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Stockton Street and Rogers Ave. on Stockton Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hightstown NJ 08520, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hightstown World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hightstown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Parsonage Barn (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of House of Dr. Hezekiah Stites (approx. 2.4 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cranberry Mills (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of Encampment (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hightstown.
1. Further explanation of additional photo #2
The symbols on the monument appear to be a representation of the New Jersey state coat of arms. The shield has three plows with a horse's head above it. The two women represent the goddesses of Liberty and Agriculture. A ribbon at the bottom includes the year of independence 1776; and reads Liberty and Prosperity.
2. The monument is due to be cleaned in the Spring of 2011
Through an American Recovery and Investment Act grant, this monument is due to be cleaned this spring.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,198 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 15, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.