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

Washington Crossed the Delaware

 
 
Washington Crossed the Delaware Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
1. Washington Crossed the Delaware Marker
Inscription.  
Near this spot
Washington
and his army
crossed the Delaware
on the night of
December 25, 1776

Erected by
New Jersey State Society
Daughters of
the American Revolution

Washington Crossing Park, New Jersey

 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1799.
 
Location. 40° 17.792′ N, 74° 52.035′ W. Marker is in Titusville, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on River Drive, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Washington Crossing State Park near the Delaware River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville NJ 08560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Christmas Night Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); The Site of Washington’s Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); 200th Birthday of George Washington
Marker in Washington Crossing State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
2. Marker in Washington Crossing State Park
The marker is in New Jersey's Washington Crossing State Park on the banks of the Delaware River.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial of General George Washington's Birthday (within shouting distance of this marker); Crossing of the Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); Ferry Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Crossing (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
Also see . . .  Washington Crosses the Delaware, 1776. (Submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Washington Crossing the Delaware image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 9, 2012
3. Washington Crossing the Delaware
Gen. Washington is seen here crossing the Delaware River during the 60th annual reenactment. This photo was taken from the Pennsylvania side of the river. The New Jersey side, where the marker is locared, can be seen in the background.
Delaware River image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
4. Delaware River
This photo looks acoss the Delaware River toward the point where Washington's army started their Christmas night crossing.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,189 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on December 9, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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