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Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Route Taken by Washington

 
 
Route Taken by Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
1. Route Taken by Washington Marker
Inscription.  "Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty"
Marking route taken by Washington from Philadelphia to Cambridge to assume command of the Patriot Army in 1775
 
Erected 1914 by The New Jersey Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 40° 13.332′ N, 74° 45.931′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on North Warren Street 0.1 miles from Perry Street, on the left when traveling south. The marker is on the front of Saint Michael's Episcopal Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fitch’s Shop (a few steps from this marker); John Fitch’s Gun Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Headquarters of Colonel Johann Gottlieb Rall (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren Street Plaza
Route Taken by Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
2. Route Taken by Washington Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Hunt House (about 700 feet away); First Professional Basketball Game (about 700 feet away); First Synagogue (about 700 feet away); Government House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,132 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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