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Princeton 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 10 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° 18.5′ N, 74° 40.79′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Quaker Road, on the right. This marker is next to the towpath of the Delaware & Raritan Canal, which is now a state park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton NJ 08540, 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. one mile away); Stony Brook Meeting House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Richard Stockton (approx. 1.3 miles away);
Route of Washington’s March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
2. Route of Washington’s March Marker
a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. 1.4 miles away); Welcome to the Institute Lands (approx. 1.4 miles away); Thomas Clarke House (approx. 1½ miles away); From Trenton to Princeton (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
More about this marker. This is the tenth 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 1,396 times since then and 24 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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