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Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown

 
 
Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 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° 44.421′ N, 74° 27.364′ W. Marker is in Harding, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Village Road and Dicksons Mill Road, in the median on Village 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. Chatham Township Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dickson's Mill Pond (approx. 0.3 miles away); Loantaka Trail (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gibbons Horse Barn (approx. one mile away); Noe Pond (approx. 1.7 miles away); Harding Township 9-11 Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); New Vernon Historic District (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 2 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
Washington’s Route Marker in Harding image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 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
 
Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
3. Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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