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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 to Morristown
after his victory
at Princeton
January – 1777
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Erected by the
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° 22.495′ N, 74° 36.927′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New Jersey Route 27) and Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston NJ 08528, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kingston Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Kingston Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Kingston Revolutionary War Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockingham (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kate McFarlane and Josephine Swann (approx. 0.8 miles away); Maybury Hill
Kingston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
2. Kingston Marker
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Joseph Hewes (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Canal Dug By Irishmen (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
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 . . .
1. 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.) 

2. Kingston Presbyterian Cemetery Posting on Find-a-Grave. Location of Marker. (Submitted on July 17, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
3. Marker on Main Street
Marker is seen here along the southern wall of the Kingston Presbyterian Cemetery.
Kingston Presbyterian Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
4. Kingston Presbyterian Cemetery
The Route from Princeton to Morristown marker is located to the left of the cemetery entrance.
 
 
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 1,007 times since then and 34 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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