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

Old Barracks

 
 
Old Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2010
1. Old Barracks Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1758 for
British troops of
the French and
Indian War. Hessians
were here at the
Battle of Trenton.

 
Location. 40° 13.189′ N, 74° 46.101′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Barracks Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Old Barracks Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beulah A. Oliphant (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Old Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Zebulon Pike (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of Justice (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Elm (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Changing Landscapes Along Petty's Run (within shouting distance of this marker); Petty's Run (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Barracks Museum website. (Submitted on February 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Trenton
Marker at the Old Barracks image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2010
2. Marker at the Old Barracks
. Account of the battle from the AmericanRevolution.org website. (Submitted on February 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Trenton. A British perspective of the battle from BriishBattles.com. (Submitted on February 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Barracks Street in Trenton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2010
3. Marker on Barracks Street in Trenton
Marker can be seen here on the fence to the left of the entrance of the Old Barracks Museum.
Old Barracks Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2010
4. Old Barracks Museum
Hessian Commander Col. Johann Rall and his men were quartered in these barracks when George Washington and the Continental army attacked on December 26, 1776.
Battle of Trenton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 29, 2012
5. Battle of Trenton
American troops at the start of the Battle of Trenton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 878 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on December 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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