Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 14.464′ N, 74° 48.317′ W. Marker was in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker was on Sullivan Way 0.2 miles north of U.S. 29, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker was near Gate 2 of the Trenton Psychiatric Hospital. Marker was in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08618, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Hopewell Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); John A. Roebling (approx. ¾ mile away); Ellarslie (approx. 0.9 miles away); Briar Patch (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mercer County Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Swamp Angel (approx. one mile away); Cadwalader Park (approx. one mile away); The Hermitage (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
More about this marker. There are large evergreen scrubs that are obscuring the marker.
Regarding Dorothea Dix. The main Administration Building of Trenton Psychiatric has a display on Dorothea
Also see . . .
1. Dorothea Dix. Perhaps one word that captures Dix is "tireless." (Submitted on December 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Dorothea Dix, Army Nurse. As Superintendent for United States Army Nurses, Dix had some exacting standards. "All nurses are required to be plain looking women. Their dresses must be brown or black, with no bows, no curls, no jewelry, and no hoop-skirts." (Submitted on December 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
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 2,556 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on September 6, 2014, by Jessie Vaccaro of Ewing, Nj,08618. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. 3. submitted on May 2, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.