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Benardsville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown

 
 
Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
1. Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown Marker
Inscription.
By this route
Washington
with his army
retired to Morristown
after his victory
at Princeton
January – 1777
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Erected by the
D-A-R

 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 43.118′ N, 74° 34.111′ W. Marker is in Benardsville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Morristown Road (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bernardsville NJ 07924, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bernardsville Fire Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bernardsville War Memorials (approx. half a mile away); Bernards Township 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Brick Academy (approx. 1.3 miles away); Basking Ridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bernards Township War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Early Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Graveyard (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This is one of a series
Washington’s Route Marker in Benardsville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
2. Washington’s Route Marker in Benardsville
of markers placed by the DAR indicating Washington’s route from the Battle of Princeton to the encampment in Morristown.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
A list of markers along the route Washington’s Army took from Princeton to Morristown. It's best to study them in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  New Jersey During the Revolution. Website that details the Revolutionary War in New Jersey. Included are the Battle of Princeton and the encampments at Morristown. (Submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Bernardsville Library image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
3. Bernardsville Library
The marker is located in front of the Bernardsville Library, which was the site of John Parker's Tavern during the Revolutionary War. This was a favorite drinking spot for American officers, including Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne.
John Parker Tavern Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
4. John Parker Tavern Plaque
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 938 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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