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

Olden House

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 5, 2016
1. Olden House Marker
Inscription.  At Washington's request, the Olden family cared for British wounded in this house after the Battle of Princeton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 20.354′ N, 74° 40.564′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Stockton Road (U.S. 206). The Olden House is on the grounds of Drumthwacket Estate. The mansion on these grounds is the official residence of the Governor of New Jersey. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 344 Stockton Rd (US 206), 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. Washington’s Spring (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burial Site of those who fell in the Battle of Princeton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Portico Preservation and Rebuilding (approx. 0.4 miles away); This is Hallowed Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonnade and Gravesite (approx. half a mile away); The Mercer Oak (approx. half a mile away); Site of Moulder’s Battery
Olden House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 5, 2016
2. Olden House Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); General Hugh Mercer (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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