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Lambertville in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Holcombe House

 
 
Holcombe House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, December 20, 2012
1. Holcombe House Marker
Inscription. First section built about 1733. Washington stayed here, July, 1777, and June 1778, prior to battles of Germantown and Monmouth.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 22.529′ N, 74° 56.736′ W. Marker is in Lambertville, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on N. Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lambertville NJ 08530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. PFC. Charles L. Danberry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lambertville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Centenary Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mary E. Sheridan Park (approx. half a mile away); Lambertville City Hall (approx. half a mile away); George Coryell’s Grave (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marshall House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lambertville Railroad (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lambertville.
 
Also see . . .  The Historic American Buildings Survey. HABS contains two photos and roughly a full page of historical information on the Holcombe House. (Submitted on March 12, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Holcombe House Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
2. Holcombe House
Marker on the house to the right of the white door in photo No. 2 above. Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, April 25, 2009
3. Marker on the house to the right of the white door in photo No. 2 above.
“Washington’s Headquarters Coryell’s Ferry, N.J. (Lambertville) July 28-31, 1777 – June 21-22, 1778”
Holcombe House, North View Photo, Click for full size
By Nathaniel R. Ewan, July 31, 1937
4. Holcombe House, North View
Photo courtesy of the Historical American Building Survey. The Survey notes on this building describes the tablet shown in Photo No. 3.
Holcombe House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
5. Holcombe House Marker
This older, faded marker was recently replaced.
 
 
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