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

Route of Washington’s March

 
 
Route of Washington's March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
1. Route of Washington's March Marker
Inscription. Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777
 
Erected 1914 by Sons of the Revolution. (Marker Number 2 of 12.)
 
Location. 40° 12.945′ N, 74° 44.914′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and Chestnut Avenue on Hamilton Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is on a granite obelisk in front of the Bank of America Branch Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 360 Hamilton Ave, Trenton NJ 08609, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Catherine Verducci Ford (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Briest (approx. 0.4 miles away); William R. McKean (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing); William Potts Sherman (approx. half a mile away); Charles Hewitt (approx. half a mile away); William Borrow (approx. half a mile away); Ira Wells Wood (approx. half a mile away); Capt. James Olden Paxson (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
More about this marker. This is the second in a series of markers between Trenton and Princeton.
 
Also see . . .
Route of Washington's March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
2. Route of Washington's March Marker
Marker is in the center of the picture, on the lawn.
 Washington's Route from Trenton to Princeton Virtual Tour by Markers. This virtual tour follows the 12 markers along Washington’s route from Trenton to Princeton in January 1777. (Submitted on December 17, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Battle of Trenton, Battle of Assunpink
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
A 1914 Newspaper Article about the Marker. image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh
3. A 1914 Newspaper Article about the Marker.
To read article, click on image to enlarge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,012 times since then and 38 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week January 6, 2008. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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