Kingston 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: Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 40° 22.495′ N, 74° 36.927′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New Jersey Route 27) and Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston NJ 08528, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kingston Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Kingston Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Kingston Revolutionary War Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockingham Kate McFarlane and Josephine Swann (approx. ¾ mile away); Maybury Hill (approx. 1½ miles away); Joseph Hewes (approx. 1½ miles away); The Canal Dug By Irishmen (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
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 . . .
1. 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 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Kingston Presbyterian Cemetery Posting on Find-a-Grave. Location of Marker. (Submitted on July 17, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,108 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.