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

British Horses

 
 
British Horses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
1. British Horses Marker
Inscription.
British Troops
exercised their horses
over this wall
December 1776

Marked by
Penelope Hart Chapter, D.A.R.
1939

 
Erected 1939 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 19.639′ N, 74° 47.447′ W. Marker is in Pennington, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on S Main Street south of E Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the wall of the Pennington Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Pennington NJ 08534, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pennington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Continental Lane (approx. 3.3 miles away); Temple-Ryan Farmhouse (approx. 3.5 miles away); Geography & Historic Landscape of Jacobs Creek (approx. 3.6 miles away); Washington’s March to Trenton (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bridges, Roads, and Railroads of Jacobs Creek (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bear Tavern Road (approx. 3.7 miles away); Maidenhead Church (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
British Horses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
2. British Horses Marker
Marker in Pennington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
3. Marker in Pennington
Wall of the Pennington Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
4. Wall of the Pennington Presbyterian Church
The wall seen here that the British used to exercise their horses is located at the Pennington Presbyterian churchyard, seen in the background.
Grave of Revolutionary War Soldier Solomon Titus image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
5. Grave of Revolutionary War Soldier Solomon Titus
The churchyard of the Pennington Presbyterian Church contains the graves of several Revolutionary War veterans, including Solomon Titus.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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