Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Route of Washington’s March

 
 
Route of Washington’s March Marker image. Click for full size.
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 12 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° 19.659′ N, 74° 40.449′ W. Marker is in Princeton Township, New Jersey, in Mercer County. This marker is located in a forested area behind the Clarke house in the Princeton Battlefield 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 walking distance of this marker. Welcome to the Institute Lands (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Clarke House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); From Trenton to Princeton (about 600 feet away); General Hugh Mercer (about 700 feet away); Stony Brook Meeting House
Route of Washington’s March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 7, 2013
2. Route of Washington’s March Marker
(about 700 feet away); The British Occupation of New Jersey (about 800 feet away); Site of Moulder’s Battery (about 800 feet away); Richard Stockton (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This is the twelfth 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
 
Marker on the Princeton Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 7, 2013
3. Marker on the Princeton Battlefield
Route of Washington’s March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
4. Route of Washington’s March Marker
 
 
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 1,721 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 16, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on December 16, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement
Aug. 13, 2020