Bernardsville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
with his army
retired to Morristown
after his victory
January – 1777
Erected by the
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 40° 43.118′ N, 74° 34.111′ W. Marker is in Bernardsville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Morristown Road (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bernardsville NJ 07924, 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. Bernardsville Train Station (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Honorable Millicent Fenwick (about 600 feet away); Bernardsville Fire Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bernardsville War Memorials Bernards Township 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Brick Academy (approx. 1.3 miles away); Basking Ridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bernards Township War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bernardsville.
More about this marker. 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 Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,107 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on January 31, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.