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Bridgewater 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 Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
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 Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 36.452′ N, 74° 37.13′ W. Marker is in Bridgewater, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Foothill Road and Allen Road, on the right when traveling north on Foothill Road. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the 18th cenury Jacob Vosseller House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 664 Foothill Road, Bridgewater NJ 08807, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacob Vosseller House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridgewater Township Historic Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bolmer Farm House - 1754 (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Official End Of World War I (approx. 2.2 miles away); 1777 Reboubt (approx. 2.3 miles away); Revolutionary War Reboubt 1777 and 1778/79
Bridgewater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
2. Bridgewater Marker
(approx. 2.3 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgewater.
 
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 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Foothill Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
3. Marker on Foothill Road
Jacob Vosseller House and General Store circa 1753 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
4. Jacob Vosseller House and General Store circa 1753
This house was here when the Continental Army marched past in 1777.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 852 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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