Manville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Washington’s Route from Princeton
with his army
retired after his victory at Princeton
Camp Middlebrook Chapter
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 (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1777.
Location. 40° 33.473′ N, 74° 34.89′ W. Marker is in Manville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Finderne Avenue (County Route 533), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of the National Starch facility. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manville NJ 08835, 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. Derrick Van Veghten House (approx. 0.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lock No. 10 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 1.4 miles away); American Revolution Army Encampent (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 1½ miles away); Bridgewater Train Station (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manville.
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 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, 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 968 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.