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Koreatown in Leonia in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

March to Trenton

 
 
March to Trenton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
1. March to Trenton Marker
Inscription.  In the early morning of Nov. 20, 1776 after evacuating Fort Lee by order of Gen. Washington, the Continental troops under Gen. Greene came down this road on their march to Trenton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is November 20, 1935.
 
Location. 40° 51.512′ N, 73° 58.869′ W. Marker is in Leonia, New Jersey, in Bergen County. It is in Koreatown. Marker is on Fort Lee Road, on the left when traveling east. Marker is on Fort Lee Road, at the Leonia/Fort Lee border. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leonia NJ 07605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington’s Retreat to Victory (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (approx. 0.4 miles away); World/Peerless & Metropolitan Studios (approx. 0.4 miles away); F. F. Fred Cavaliere (approx. 0.4 miles away); Willat/Fox & Triangle Studios (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Éclair Studios (approx. 0.4 miles away); Continental Army Encampment
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(approx. half a mile away); George Washington Memorial Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leonia.
 
Also see . . .  Washington's Retreat Through Jersey. (Submitted on April 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Marker on Fort Lee Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
2. Marker on Fort Lee Road
This photo looks toward Fort Lee, the direction from which the Continental troops came on November 20, 1776.
Washington's Retreat image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
3. Washington's Retreat
This photo looks down Fort Lee Road in the direction followed by Gen. Greene and the Continental army during their retreat from Fort Lee. The route is indicated throughout Bergen County, as seen in the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,561 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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