Princeton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
March of the Mill Children
July 1903 – July 2003
Mary Harris “Mother” Jones
In 1906, New Jersey passed a law preventing children from working in the mills before the age of 14.
Dedicated by the New Jersey State AFL-CIO
July 9, 2003
Erected 2003 by New Jersey State AFL-CIO.
Location. 40° 20.973′ Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the tiger statue in Palmer Square. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton NJ 08542, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (a few steps from this marker); Nassau Inn – 1756 - 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Presbyterian Church of Princeton (within shouting distance of this marker); The President’s House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); English Boxwood Plants (about 300 feet away); Nathaniel Fitz Randolph (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (about 400 feet away); Princeton Speech (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
Categories. • Labor Unions •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 729 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.