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Lawrence 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
 
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 series list.
 
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. A different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx.
Route of Washington’s March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
2. Route of Washington’s March Marker
1.4 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.
 
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 1,405 times since then and 22 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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