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

Many Meetings During the Revolutionary War

 
 
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By Gary Nigh, November 2007
1. Many Meetings During the Revolutionary War Marker
Inscription. This tablet commemorates the site where were held many meetings during the Revolutionary War and where was assembled on Nov. 1, 1784 the Continental Congress of the several confederated states. Here the Marquis de Lafayette took final farewell of Congress December 11, 1784, and here General Washington dined and afterwards held a reception with the principal citizens of Trenton April 21, 1789, while en route to New York to assume the duties as first President of the United States.

On other occasions this site was the center of important military, social and governmental events. Here many commercial, banking and other prominent local institutions were organized.
 
Erected 1915 by New Jersey Society of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 40° 13.216′ N, 74° 45.989′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on West State Street just west of South Warren Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Above the door of the Wachovia Bank Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 W State St, Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Synagogue (a few steps from this marker); Government House
Many Meetings During the Revolutionary War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
2. Many Meetings During the Revolutionary War Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Signing of the Ratification of the Constitution (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Hunt House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Professional Basketball Game (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Golden Swan (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Warren Street Plaza (about 400 feet away); Kelsey Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,153 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on December 5, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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