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Princeton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Olden House

 
 
Olden House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 5, 2016
1. Olden House Marker
Inscription. At Washington's request, the Olden family cared for British wounded in this house after the Battle of Princeton.
 
Location. 40° 20.354′ N, 74° 40.564′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Stockton Road (U.S. 206). Click for map. The Olden House is on the grounds of Drumthwacket Estate. The mansion on these grounds is the official residence of the Governor of New Jersey. Marker is at or near this postal address: 344 Stockton Rd (US 206), Princeton NJ 08540, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington’s Spring (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burial Site of those who fell in the Battle of Princeton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Portico Preservation and Rebuilding (approx. 0.4 miles away); This is Hallowed Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonnade and Gravesite (approx. half a mile away); The Mercer Oak (approx. half a mile away); Site of Moulder’s Battery (approx. 0.7 miles away); General Hugh Mercer (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Olden House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 5, 2016
2. Olden House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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