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Washington’s Crossing

 
 
Washington’s Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
1. Washington’s Crossing Marker
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Location. 40° 20.746′ N, 74° 39.631′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from University Place, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on the east side of Henry Hall at Princeton University. 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. M. Hartley Dodge, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Princeton (within shouting distance of this marker); Walter Cope, FAIA & John Stewardson, FAIA (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Princeton WW2 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reunion Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nathaniel Fitz Randolph (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nassau Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Princeton University (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Princeton.
 
More about this marker. The plaque consists of a bas relief image of Gen. George Washington and his troops crossing the Delaware River on Christmas Eve night in 1776.
 
Also see . . .  Washington Crosses the Delaware, 1776. (Submitted on April 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Washington’s Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
2. Washington’s Crossing Marker

 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at Princeton University image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
3. Marker at Princeton University
The marker is seen here on the east side of Henry Hall at Princeton University.
Washington Crossing the Delaware image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 9, 2012
4. Washington Crossing the Delaware
Gen. Washington and his troops are seen here crossing the Delaware River during the 60th annual re-enactment of the Crossing.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 5 times this year. 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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