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Hopewell Township in Ewing Township in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mercer Airport

 
 
Mercer Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gary Nigh, August 2008
1. Mercer Airport Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to the memory of General High Mercer a distinguished officer in the Continental Army who died from wounds received in the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777. From him, Mercer County, created in 1838, received its name.

Dedicatory ceremonies held October 26, 1929, being the 250th Anniversary of the settlement of Trenton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is January 3, 1777.
 
Location. 40° 16.874′ N, 74° 50.07′ W. Marker is in Ewing Township, New Jersey, in Mercer County. It is in Hopewell Township. Marker is on Bear Tavern Road (County Route 579) ¼ mile south of Nursery Road (County Route 579), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville NJ 08560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bear Tavern Road (approx. half a mile away); Geography & Historic Landscape of Jacobs Creek (approx. ¾ mile away); Bridges, Roads, and Railroads of Jacobs Creek (approx. ¾ mile away); Washington’s March to Trenton
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Washington’s March To Trenton (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Hunterdon County Militia (approx. 0.8 miles away); An Historic Crossroad (approx. 1.3 miles away); Goat Farm Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ewing Township.
 
Mercer Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gary Nigh, August 2008
2. Mercer Airport Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,211 times since then and 26 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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