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

“The Washington-Rochambeau Historic Route”

 
 
“The Washington-Rochambeau Historic Route” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
1. “The Washington-Rochambeau Historic Route” Marker
Inscription.
On this site, the allied American and French troops of Generals Washington and Le Comte de Rochambeau encamped August 29 to September 1, 1781 enroute to their
Victory at Yorktown
American independence was assured there in Virginia by the defeat and surrender of Lord Cornwallis’ British forces on October 19, 1781.

Princeton Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
October 19, 1981

 
Erected 1981 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Princeton Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 40° 20.83′ N, 74° 39.948′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Stockton Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in front of Trinity Church. 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. W 3 R (within shouting distance of this marker); The Horse Chestnut Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); The Front Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); The House Front
“The Washington-Rochambeau Historic Route” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
2. “The Washington-Rochambeau Historic Route” Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Princeton Battle Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel John Haslet (within shouting distance of this marker); Campsite of The Army of Louis XVI, King of France (within shouting distance of this marker); New Jersey Patriots (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Princeton.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
“The Washington-Rochambeau Historic Route” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
3. “The Washington-Rochambeau Historic Route” Marker
Marker in Princeton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
4. Marker in Princeton
The Washington-Rochambeau Historic Route marker is located across the street from the Princeton Battle Monument, seen at right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 360 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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