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

Washington’s Spring

 
 
Washington’s Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
1. Washington’s Spring Marker
Inscription.
General George Washington and
his soldiers paused to drink
water from a nearby spring
after the Battle of Princeton on
January 3rd 1777.

NJ Society Sons of the Revolution
August 2002

 
Erected 2002 by NJ Society Sons of the Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 20.284′ N, 74° 40.625′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Stockton Street and Edgerstoune Road, on the right when traveling north on Stockton Street. Click for map. 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. Olden House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burial Site of those who fell in the Battle of Princeton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Portico Preservation and Rebuilding (approx. 0.3 miles away); This is Hallowed Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonnade and Gravesite (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Mercer Oak
Washington’s Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
2. Washington’s Spring Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Moulder’s Battery (approx. 0.6 miles away); The British Occupation of New Jersey (approx. 0.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Princeton. (Submitted on April 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Princeton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
3. Marker in Princeton
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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