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

French Markets

 
 
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By Gary Nigh, August 2008
1. French Markets Marker
Inscription.  The Garden Club of Princeton a founding member of the Garden Club of America established the French Markets during World War I for French War Relief and later for The Club’s Civic Projects These markets have been held in the Spring and Autumn for more than eight decades

The Garden Club proudly dedicates the restoration of this Park to the Princeton Community which faithfully supported the French Markets since their inception
 
Erected 1997 by The Garden Club of Princeton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsWar, World I.
 
Location. 40° 20.909′ N, 74° 39.814′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Nassau Street (New Jersey Route 27) and Mercer Street, on the right when traveling north on Nassau Street. Marker is in French Markets Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton NJ 08544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Princeton War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert Einstein (about 300 feet away, measured
French Markets Park image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, August 2008
2. French Markets Park
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in a direct line); The Princeton Bell (about 400 feet away); Nathaniel Fitz Randolph (about 600 feet away); The Princeton Battle Monument (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Princeton Battle Monument (about 700 feet away); Colonel John Haslet (about 700 feet away); Campsite of The Army of Louis XVI, King of France (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 882 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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