Pluckemin in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
with his army
retired after his victory
Gen. Frelinghuysen Chapter
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1777.
Location. 40° 38.788′ N, 74° 38.396′ W. Marker is in Pluckemin, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 202 and Washington Valley Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 202. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pluckemin NJ 07978, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (within shouting distance of this marker); Pluckemin School House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artillery Park (approx. half a mile General Highway Administration 1893-1993 (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Jacobus Vanderveer House (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Jacobus Vanderveer House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Purvis James Boatwright Jr. (approx. 1.9 miles away); Moggy Hollow (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pluckemin.
More about this marker. This is one of a series of markers placed by the DAR indicating Washington’s route from the Battle of Princeton to the encampment in Morristown.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
A list of markers along the route Washington’s Army took from Princeton to Morristown. It's best to study them in the order shown.
Also see . . . New Jersey During the Revolution. Website that details the Revolutionary War in New Jersey. Included are the Battle of Princeton and the encampments at Morristown. (Submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,268 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.