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Lambertville in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Holcombe House

 
 
Holcombe House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, December 20, 2012
1. Holcombe House Marker
Inscription.  First section built about 1733. Washington stayed here, July, 1777, and June 1778, prior to battles of Germantown and Monmouth.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the George Washington Slept Here, and the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1778.
 
Location. 40° 22.529′ N, 74° 56.736′ W. Marker is in Lambertville, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on N. Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lambertville NJ 08530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. PFC. Charles L. Danberry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lambertville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Centenary Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mary E. Sheridan Park (approx. half
Holcombe House image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
2. Holcombe House
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a mile away); Lambertville City Hall (approx. half a mile away); George Coryell’s Grave (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lewis Island Shad Fishery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marshall House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lambertville.
 
Also see . . .  Holcombe House - The Historic American Buildings Survey. Photos and historical information on the Holcombe House. (Submitted on March 12, 2009.) 
 
Marker on the house to the right of the white door image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 25, 2009
3. Marker on the house to the right of the white door
Washington’s Headquarters
Coryell’s Ferry, N.J.
(Lambertville)
July 28-31, 1777
June 21-22, 1778
Holcombe House image. Click for full size.
By Russell Galen, November 12, 2020
4. Holcombe House
Holcombe House, North View image. Click for full size.
By Nathaniel R. Ewan, July 31, 1937
5. Holcombe House, North View
Photo courtesy of the Historical American Building Survey. The Survey notes on this building describes the tablet shown in Photo No. 3.
Holcombe House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
6. Holcombe House Marker
This older, faded marker was recently replaced.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,710 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on December 20, 2012, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. Photos:   1. submitted on December 20, 2012, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   2. submitted on March 8, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   3. submitted on April 25, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   4. submitted on November 13, 2020, by Russell Galen of Lambertville, New Jersey.   5. submitted on March 12, 2009.   6. submitted on March 8, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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