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

Washington’s Spring

 
 
Washington’s Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
1. Washington’s Spring Marker
Inscription.  General George Washington and his soldiers paused to drink water from a nearby spring after the Battle of Princeton on January 3rd 1777.
 
Erected 2002 by NJ Society Sons of the Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is January 3, 1798.
 
Location. 40° 20.284′ N, 74° 40.625′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Stockton Street and Edgerstoune Road, on the right when traveling north 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. Olden House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burial Site of those who fell in the Battle of Princeton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Portico Preservation and Rebuilding (approx. 0.3 miles away); This is Hallowed Ground
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonnade and Gravesite (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Mercer Oak (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Moulder’s Battery (approx. 0.6 miles away); The British Occupation of New Jersey (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Princeton. (Submitted on April 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Washington’s Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
2. Washington’s Spring Marker
Marker in Princeton image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 3, 2013
3. Marker in Princeton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 602 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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