Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Appointed Director of American Committee on
Public Information in France during the World War
by President Woodrow Wilson
Patriot Journalist Jurist
whose pen defended his nation
counseled her citizens
sought her peace
Erected by Trenton Post No. 93 American Legion
Dedicated by his friend General John J. Pershing
Commander-in-Chief American Expeditionary Forces 1917-1918
June 13, 1936
Erected 1936 by Trenton Post No. 93 American Legion.
Location. 40° 13.112′ N, 74° 46.11′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Touch for map. This marker is on the front porch of the Trenton War Memorial; located between Lafayette Street and Memorial Drive near the end of Barrack Street. 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. C. Edward Murray (here, next to this marker); John Alexander Campbell (here, next to this marker); John E. Curry Jr. (here, next to this marker); The Trenton War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Masonic Lodge Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of Justice (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Elm (about 300 feet away); Old Barracks (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 932 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on December 6, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. 2. submitted on December 30, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3. submitted on December 6, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.