Inscription. To the memory of the heroic volunteers of East Windsor Township who gave their lives as a sacrifice for their country and humanity in the suppression of the Great Rebellion of 1861-65.
By R. C.
|1. East Windsor, New Jersey, Civil War Monument Marker|
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 5 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); 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); The Cranbury Dam (approx. 2.8 miles away); Todd Beamer (approx. 3 miles away); Martian Landing Site (approx. 5 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.
By R. C.
|2. Unknown Symbols on Monument|
|Time has been harsh on the carvings of these two figures.|
— Submitted May 21, 2010, by Martha Runyon of Trenton, New Jersey.
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.
— Submitted February 21, 2011, by Richard Pratt of Hightstown, New Jersey.