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

Black Soldiers and Patriots

 
 
Black Soldiers and Patriots Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
1. Black Soldiers and Patriots Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the memory
of the Black soldiers and patriots
both free and enslaved
who served in the American Revolution
1776 – 1783

 
Erected 2005 by Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 13.544′ N, 74° 45.887′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Warren Street (New Jersey Route 1) and North Broad Street (U.S. 206). Touch for map. This marker is in a planter in front of a large urn near the Trenton Battle Monument (see nearby markers). Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08618, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trenton Battle Monument (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Trenton Battle Monument (a few steps from this marker); Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Headquarters of Colonel Johann Gottlieb Rall (approx. ¼ mile away); Fitch’s Shop (approx. ¼ mile away); John Fitch’s Gun Shop (approx. ¼ mile away); Route Taken by Washington (approx. ¼ mile away); Town Hall and Jail (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
Categories. Civil RightsMilitaryWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Black Soldiers Marker is in the ivy surounding this large urn. image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
2. The Black Soldiers Marker is in the ivy surounding this large urn.
The planter with the Black Soldiers marker can been seen at the bottom of this photo. image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
3. The planter with the Black Soldiers marker can been seen at the bottom of this photo.
This picture is taken from the Observation Deck of the Trenton Battle Monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,082 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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