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

Trenton Battle Monument

 
 
Trenton Battle Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
1. Trenton Battle Monument Marker
Inscription.
A Bicentennial commemorative site
recognizing America’s
200th year of liberty

Trenton Battle Monument

Marks site of major gun emplacement
at Battle of Trenton
December 25, 1776

 
Erected by Trenton Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 40° 13.545′ N, 74° 45.887′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of North Warren Street (New Jersey Route 1) and North Broad Street (U.S. 206), on the right when traveling south on North Warren Street. Touch for map. This marker is to the right of the front door of the Trenton Battle Monument (see nearby marker). 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. Black Soldiers and Patriots (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Trenton Battle Monument (here, next to 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
Marker on the Trenton Battle Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2010
2. Marker on the Trenton Battle Monument
Marker can be seen at the base of the soldier statue. The statue depicts Pvt. Blair McClenachan of the Philadelphia Troop of Light Horse.
(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. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Closeup of Continental Soldier image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2010
3. Closeup of Continental Soldier
This statue of Pvt. John Russell of Col. John Glover's Regiment stands to the left of the entrance to the Trenton Battle Monument.
The Trenton Battle Monument and its Park. image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
4. The Trenton Battle Monument and its Park.
Looking up Pennington Road the route Washington Used to enter Trenton at the site of the monument. image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
5. Looking up Pennington Road the route Washington Used to enter Trenton at the site of the monument.
Reenactors at the Trenton Battle Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 29, 2012
6. Reenactors at the Trenton Battle Monument
The American Army at the start of the Battle of Trenton.
The Battle of Trenton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 29, 2012
7. The Battle of Trenton
The American Army marching down Warren (King) Street during the Battle of Trenton. The Battle Monument can be seen in the background.
 
 
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 1,155 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 11, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on March 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on December 11, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey.   6, 7. submitted on December 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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