“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ewing Township, New Jersey

Clickable Map of Mercer County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Mercer County, NJ (333) Burlington County, NJ (322) Hunterdon County, NJ (364) Middlesex County, NJ (289) Monmouth County, NJ (305) Somerset County, NJ (164) Bucks County, PA (253)  MercerCounty(333) Mercer County (333)  BurlingtonCounty(322) Burlington County (322)  HunterdonCounty(364) Hunterdon County (364)  MiddlesexCounty(289) Middlesex County (289)  MonmouthCounty(305) Monmouth County (305)  SomersetCounty(164) Somerset County (164)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(253) Bucks County (253)
Trenton is the county seat for Mercer County
Ewing Township is in Mercer County
      Mercer County (333)  
      Burlington County (322)  
      Hunterdon County (364)  
      Middlesex County (289)  
      Monmouth County (305)  
      Somerset County (164)  
      Bucks County, Pennsylvania (253)  
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1New Jersey (Mercer County), Ewing Township — An Historic Crossroad
Near this site, in the early morning hours of December 26, 1776, General George Washington divided his Continental Army of 2,400 men for a two-pronged, surprise attack on the Hessian garrison in Trenton. One column under the command of General . . . Map (db m9877) HM
2New Jersey (Mercer County), Ewing Township — Bear Tavern Road
"All our hopes were blasted by that unhappy affair at Trenton" — Lord George Germain, British Colonel Secretary Bear Tavern Road Historic route of Continental troops to Trenton where Washington achieved his famous . . . Map (db m33228) HM
3New Jersey (Mercer County), Ewing Township — Bridges, Roads, and Railroads of Jacobs Creek
Bear Tavern Road Although much of the surrounding countryside has changed over the course of the more that two centuries that have passed since George Washington and the Continental Army made their famous march to Trenton n late December of . . . Map (db m94736) WM
4New Jersey (Mercer County), Ewing Township — 234 — Church Cemeteryat Ewing Presbyterian Church — American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site —
Thirty-five veterans of the Revolution lie buried here in this 1708 cemetery of the Ewing Presbyterian Church.Map (db m122269) HM
5New Jersey (Mercer County), Ewing Township — Geography & Historic Landscape of Jacobs Creek
Early Development Attracted by rich soils, farmers began settling in the area around Jacobs Creek as early as the late 17th century. The agricultural landscape and heritage they established defined the region’s unique identity. Prior to . . . Map (db m185271) HM
6New Jersey (Mercer County), Ewing Township — Hopewell Church
This wall encloses a portion of a plot of two acres whereon was erected in 1704 the first Christian church within the present confines of Mercer County. Early records refer to it as “Hopewell Church” and “Christ Church”. It was built . . . Map (db m4073) HM
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7New Jersey (Mercer County), Ewing Township — Temple-Ryan Farmhouse
Temple-Ryan Farmhouse c. 1750 Has Been Placed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places By the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection May 6, 1971 And on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States . . . Map (db m36491) HM
8New Jersey (Mercer County), Ewing Township — Washington’s March to TrentonDecember 26th, 1776 — “My Noble Men! Press Onward! On!” —
On Christmas night, 1776, the Continental Army, under the command of General George Washington, crossed the Delaware River and began what is known as the Ten Crucial Days of the American Revolution. A few hundred feet from where you now stand, . . . Map (db m94734) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022