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Route of Washington’s March

 
 
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Photographed By Gary Nigh, December 2007
1. Route of Washington’s March Marker
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Inscription.  Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777
 
Erected 1914 by Sons of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 9 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 (SAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 3, 1862.
 
Location. 40° 18.136′ N, 74° 40.99′ W. Marker is in Lawrence Township, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Quakerbridge Road just north of Nassau Park Boulevard, in the median. This marker has clearly been moved. It is significantly lower in the ground than other markers in this series. It is also surrounded by bushes, so it can easily be overlooked. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08619, 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. <br>Route of Washington’s March (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. 1.4
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miles away); Richard Stockton (approx. 1.7 miles away); Stony Brook Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. 1.8 miles away); Welcome to the Institute Lands (approx. 1.8 miles away); Thomas Clarke House (approx. 1.9 miles away); From Trenton to Princeton (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This is the ninth in a series of 12 markers between Trenton and Princeton.
 
Additional keywords. Battle of Trenton, Battle of Assunpink
 
Route of Washington’s March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gary Nigh, December 2007
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,716 times since then and 35 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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