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Harding in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown

 
 
Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
1. Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown Marker
Inscription.
By this route
Washington
with his army
retired to Morristown
after his victory
at Princeton
January – 1777
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Erected by the
D-A-R

 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 44.748′ N, 74° 29.85′ W. Marker is in Harding, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Glen Alpin Road and Lees Hill Road, in the median on Glen Alpin Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Tramp House (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Vernon Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Harding Township 9-11 Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Frelinghuysen Fields (approx. 1.1 miles away); Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Silver Brook Gateway (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mt. Kemble-Glen Alpin (approx. 1.6 miles away); Jockey Hollow (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harding.
 
More about this marker.
Washington’s Route Marker in Harding image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
2. Washington’s Route Marker in Harding
After the American victory over the British on January 3, 1777, Gen. George Washington and the Continental Army passed this point on their way to Morristown for their winter encampment.
This is one of a series of markers placed by the DAR indicating Washington’s route from the Battle of Princeton to the encampment in Morristown.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
A list of markers along the route Washington’s Army took from Princeton to Morristown. It's best to study them in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  New Jersey During the Revolution. Website that details the Revolutionary War in New Jersey. Included are the Battle of Princeton and the encampments at Morristown. (Submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Route of the Continental Army image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
3. Route of the Continental Army
The marker is located in a small park on the median called the George Washington Bicentennial Garden.
The George Washington Bicentennial Garden image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
4. The George Washington Bicentennial Garden
This garden, in which the marker is located, was designed and maintained by the New Vernon Garden Club.
Marker in Bicentennial Garden image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
5. Marker in Bicentennial Garden
The marker can be seen next to the flagpole in the center of the garden.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,121 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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