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Somerville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown

 
 
Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Kaufman, June 20, 2017
1. Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown Marker
Inscription. By this route Washington with his army retired after his victory at Princeton Jan. 1777.
Erected by Gen. Frelinghuysen Chapter D.A.R.
 
Erected by Daughers of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 40° 33.992′ N, 74° 36.475′ W. Marker is in Somerville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamilton Street and E Main Street on Hamilton Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerville NJ 08876, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Somerset Hotel (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (about 700 feet away); National Guard Armory (about 800 feet away); Fourth New Jersey Infantry Appreciation to Somerville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Somerset County Court House Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Somerset County 9/11 Memorial and Clock Tower (approx. ¼ mile away); Former Second National Bank (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerville.
 
More about this marker. This is one of a series of markers placed by the
Northeast view onto E Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Ken Kaufman, June 20, 2017
2. Northeast view onto E Main Street
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.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Northwest view behind marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Kaufman, June 20, 2017
3. Northwest view behind marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2017, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2017, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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