Princeton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Campsite of The Army of Louis XVI, King of France
General de Rochambeau
during their march
August 31, 1781
Erected by the American Society of Le Souvenir Francais.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
Location. 40° 20.867′ N, 74° 39.95′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Stockton Street and Bayard Street on Stockton Street. 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. Princeton Battle Monument (here, next to this marker); Colonel John Haslet (here, next to this marker); New Jersey Patriots (here, next to this marker); Marines in the Revolution (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Princeton Battle Monument (within shouting The House Front (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Washington-Rochambeau Historic Route” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wash House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
More about this marker. The third of the four historical markers next to the Battle of Princeton Monument is a tile map framed with portraits of General George Washington and French General de Rochambeau. The lower right tile depicts the American Flag crossed with the French Flag.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,483 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.