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

Route of Washington’s March

 
 
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By Gary Nigh, December 2007
1. Route of Washington’s March Marker
Inscription.  Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777

(Adjacent Marker, below original on obelisk): In Memory of all the deceased members of Hamilton Township Post 3525 Veterans of Foreign Wars
 
Erected 1914 by Sons of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 5 of 12.)
 
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. A significant historical date for this entry is January 3, 1777.
 
Location. 40° 14.07′ N, 74° 42.284′ W. Marker is in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, in Mercer County. This marker is next to the Hamilton Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post No. 3525. The building is between Nottingham Way and Christine Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 77 Christine Avenue, Trenton NJ 08619, 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. A different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx.
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0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hamilton Square Honor Roll (approx. 2.3 miles away); World War I Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); Revolutionary War Site (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamilton Township.
 
More about this marker. This is the fifth in a series of 12 markers between Trenton and Princeton.
 
Also see . . .  Washington's Route from Trenton to Princeton. This virtual tour follows the 12 markers along Washington’s route from Trenton to Princeton in January 1777. (Submitted on December 17, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Battle of Trenton, Battle of Assunpink
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,719 times since then and 106 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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