“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Hopewell 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 (365) 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(365) Mercer County (365)  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
Hopewell Township is in Mercer County
      Mercer County (365)  
      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), Hopewell Township — Continental Lane
Road over which Washington’s army began its march to Trenton December 26, 1776.Map (db m10378) HM
2New Jersey (Mercer County), Hopewell Township — Henry Phillips House
Henry Phillips was a third generation Phillips family member in Pleasant Valley; his grandfather arrived in 1737. Ca, 1805, Henry constructed the stone section of the house on the land he inherited from his father. Ca, 1830, he added the large frame . . . Map (db m94714) HM
3New Jersey (Mercer County), Hopewell Township — Johnson Ferry House
This farmhouse is the only existing structure within the park that witnessed the Crossing of the Continental troops on December 25-26, 1776. It was built around 1740 by Rutger Jansen, a Dutchman from Flatbush, Long Island, on a tract of 490 acres . . . Map (db m10374) HM
4New Jersey (Mercer County), Hopewell Township — Mercer Airport
Dedicated to the memory of General High Mercer a distinguished officer in the Continental Army who died from wounds received in the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777. From him, Mercer County, created in 1838, received its name. . . . Map (db m10623) HM
5New Jersey (Mercer County), Hopewell Township — Prelude to Victory
You might well imagine that General George Washington stood where you are now stand as he patiently watched his force of 2400 troops march up from the boats on the river over the road in the immediate foreground. Through his officers he would direct . . . Map (db m166092) HM
6New Jersey (Mercer County), Hopewell Township — Site of Crossing
[Marker Front]: View of the Delaware River at the site where Washington crossed from Pennsylvania to New Jersey, Christmas Night, 1776, with 2400 men, artillery and supplies. The troops marched nine miles to attack the Hessians stationed at . . . Map (db m10379) HM
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7New Jersey (Mercer County), Hopewell Township — The March to TrentonDecember 26, 1776 — Washington Crossing State Park —
“The troops marched with the most profound silence and good order. They arrived by two routes at the same time, about half an hour after daylight, within one mile of the town. The storm continued with great violence …” Colonel . . . Map (db m10450) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022