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Bicentennial of General George Washington's Birthday

 
 
Bicentennial of General George Washington's Birthday Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
1. Bicentennial of General George Washington's Birthday Marker
Inscription.
To commemorate
the Bicentennial of the birthday of
General George Washington
at this spot hallowed by his stroke
of military genius in the crossing of
the Delaware on Christmas night – 1776
and to remind us
that the triumphs of the Revolution
were made possible only by his training
and experience gained in the Colonial Wars

 
Erected 1932 by the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 17.81′ N, 74° 52.013′ W. Marker is in Titusville, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road and Washington Crossing Pe Rd, on the left when traveling north on River Road. Click for map. Marker is in Washington Crossing State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville NJ 08560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 200th Birthday of George Washington (here, next to this marker); Crossing of the Delaware (here, next to this marker); Washington Crossed the Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); An Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker
Marker in Washington Crossing State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
2. Marker in Washington Crossing State Park
Marker is within sight of the location of Washington's Crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas night, 1776.
but has been reported missing); The Christmas Night Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); The Site of Washington’s Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); Ferry Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Titusville.
 
Also see . . .  Washington Crosses the Delaware, 1776. (Submitted on April 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. HeroesNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Markers for General George Washington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
3. Markers for General George Washington
Both of the markers in this photo commemorate George Washington's two hundredth birthday.
Site of Washington's Crossing image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
4. Site of Washington's Crossing
The site where Gen. Washington and his Continental Army crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night, 1776, is within sight of the marker. This photo is looking toward Pennsylvania, where the crossing originated.
Washington Crossing the Delaware image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 9, 2012
5. Washington Crossing the Delaware
General George Washington (standing at left) and his troops are seen here crossing the Delaware River during the 60th annual reenactment.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 913 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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