Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • War, US Civil.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 14.464′ N, 74° 48.317′ W. Marker was in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker was on Sullivan Way 0.2 miles north of New Jersey Route 29, on the right when traveling north. This marker was near Gate 2 of the Trenton Psychiatric Hospital. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08618, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Hopewell Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); John A. Roebling (approx. ¾ mile away); Ellarslie (approx. 0.9 miles away); Briar Patch (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mercer County Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Swamp Angel (approx. one mile away); Cadwalader Park (approx. one mile away); The Hermitage (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
More about this marker. There are large evergreen scrubs that obscure the marker.
Regarding Dorothea Dix.
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1. Dorothea Dix. Perhaps one word that captures Dix is "tireless." (Submitted on December 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Dorothea Dix, Army Nurse. As Superintendent for United States Army Nurses, Dix had some exacting standards. "All nurses are required to be plain looking women. Their dresses must be brown or black, with no bows, no curls, no jewelry, and no hoop-skirts." (Submitted on December 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,762 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on February 2, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. 3. submitted on May 2, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.