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

Richard Stockton

 
 
Richard Stockton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
1. Richard Stockton Marker
Inscription.
A signer of the
Declaration of Independence
is buried in these grounds
1730 – 1781
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Erected by
The New Jersey Society of the
Sons of the American Revolution
1913

 
Erected 1913 by New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, and the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 19.619′ N, 74° 40.629′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Quaker Road (County Route 533) and Mercer Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in the cemetery near the Princeton Friends – Quaker Meeting House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 470 Quaker Road, Princeton NJ 08540, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stony Brook Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Institute Lands (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Route of Washington’s March (approx. 0.2 miles away); The British Occupation of New Jersey
Richard Stockton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
2. Richard Stockton Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); From Trenton to Princeton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Clarke House (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Hugh Mercer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Moulder’s Battery (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Short Biography of Richard Stockton. Signers of the Declaration of Independence website. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. More detailed information on Richard Stockton. ColonialHall.com website. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Persons
 
Marker at the Quaker Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
3. Marker at the Quaker Meeting House
The Princeton Friends–Quaker Meeting House can be see here behind the marker.
Princeton Friends – Quaker Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
4. Princeton Friends – Quaker Meeting House
This house was used as a hospital during the January 3, 1777 Battle of Princeton. The Princeton Landmark marker (photo 5) is visible on the left base of the porch.
Princeton Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
5. Princeton Landmark Marker
National Bicentennial   1776-1976

Historical Society of Princeton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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