Titusville in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
It was used to transport the artillery from Pennsylvania to New Jersey the night Washington crossed the Delaware, December 25, 1776. At that time, it was operated by James Slack.
This ferry is a full scale authentic reproduction of the type seen on the Delaware River in the 18th century.
Erected by Washington Crossing Association of NJ.
Location. 40° 17.818′ N, 74° 52.054′ W. Marker is in Titusville, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on River Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Washington Crossing State Park, behind the Nelson House near the River. 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. Washington Crossing (here, next to this marker); An Historic Site (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); The Site of Washington’s Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); The Christmas Night Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Crossed the Delaware Crossing of the Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); 200th Birthday of George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial of General George Washington's Birthday (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 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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