Ewing Township in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
An Historic Crossroad
Location. 40° 15.963′ N, 74° 49.141′ W. Marker is in Ewing Township, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Bear Tavern Road and West Upper Ferry Road, on the left when traveling south on Bear Tavern Road. Touch for map. This marker is at the rear of a small park. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08628, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hopewell Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mercer Airport Bear Tavern Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Dorothea Dix (approx. 1.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Geography & Historic Landscape of Jacobs Creek (approx. 2.1 miles away); Washington’s March to Trenton (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bridges, Roads, and Railroads of Jacobs Creek (approx. 2.1 miles away).
More about this marker. This area is commonly called West Trenton. In colonial times it was referred to as Birmingham.
Bear Tavern Road turns into Grand Avenue after it crosses W. Upper Ferry Road. W. Upper Ferry Road turns into Parkway Avenue which connects with Pennington Road when it reaches the city of Trenton.
Categories. • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 921 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.