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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Titusville, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Mercer County, NJ (286) Burlington County, NJ (278) Hunterdon County, NJ (355) Middlesex County, NJ (211) Monmouth County, NJ (243) Somerset County, NJ (159) Bucks County, PA (250)  MercerCounty(286) Mercer County (286)  BurlingtonCounty(278) Burlington County (278)  HunterdonCounty(355) Hunterdon County (355)  MiddlesexCounty(211) Middlesex County (211)  MonmouthCounty(243) Monmouth County (243)  SomersetCounty(159) Somerset County (159)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(250) Bucks County (250)
Location of Titusville, New Jersey
    Mercer County (286)
    Burlington County (278)
    Hunterdon County (355)
    Middlesex County (211)
    Monmouth County (243)
    Somerset County (159)
    Bucks County, Pennsylvania (250)
 
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1New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — 200th Birthday of George Washington1732 - 1932
In commemoration of the two hundredth birthday of George Washington These eagles and this tablet were placed here by the New Jersey Society of the Colonial Dames of AmericaMap (db m7275) HM
2New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — An Historic Site
During Colonial times this was the landing for the ferry to Pennsylvania. The building that was then located here served as a home for the ferryman and a Tavern for those who waited to cross the river. Washington and his Continental Army crossed . . . Map (db m24669) HM
3New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — Bicentennial of General George Washington's Birthday
To commemorate the Bicentennial of the birthday of General George Washington at this spot hallowed by his stroke of military genius in the crossing of the Delaware on Christmas night – 1776 and to remind us that the triumphs . . . Map (db m7276) HM
4New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — Continental Lane
Road over which Washington's Army Began its march to Trenton December 26 1776Map (db m63691) WM
5New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — Crossing of the Delaware
This tablet is erected by the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey to commemorate the Crossing of the Delaware by General Washington and the Continental army on Christmas night of seventeen hundred and seventy six.Map (db m166097) HM
6New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — Ferry Site
At this site before 1748, a ferry was first owned and operated by Garrett Johnson. It was used to transport the artillery from Pennsylvania to New Jersey the night Washington crossed the Delaware, December 25, 1776. At that time, it was operated . . . Map (db m7327) HM
7New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — Fiddlers Creek History
Today, this nature preserve features a quiet woodland trail. In years past, one would have heard the sounds of bustling industry here. From the late 1700s into the 1900s a mill complex operated in this section of Fiddlers Creek. The creek itself was . . . Map (db m100685) HM
8New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — Retreat and Counterattack – 1776
General George Washington, after losing New York to the British, led his rebel army in retreat through New Jersey and on Sunday, December 8, 1776 crossed the Delaware River into Pennsylvania. He commandeered every available boat along the river so . . . Map (db m7326) HM
9New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — Spring House
This Spring House was used by the family living at the colonial Ferry House across route 9. The Spring House and the Store Barn facing the Ferry House are the only outbuildings of a once thriving family homestead and tavern. Spring Houses were . . . Map (db m61840) HM
10New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — The Christmas Night CrossingDecember 25-26, 1776 — Washington Crossing State Park —
“I am determined, as the night is favorable, to cross the River, & make the attack upon Trenton in the Morning.” General George Washington After a series of defeats in New York in 1776, General George Washington’s Continental . . . Map (db m7274) HM
11New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — The Historic District of Titusville
Named for the family of settler Joseph Titus, who established two sawmills and a fishery here in the 1700's, Titusville was a major industrial and transportation center in the mid-19th century. Spurred by the construction of the Delaware and Raritan . . . Map (db m35103) HM
12New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — The Site of Washington’s Crossing
General George Washington and 2400 Continental soldiers crossed the icy Delaware River from Pennsylvania and landed at this spot on Christmas night 1776 on their way to attack the British mercenary force of Hessian soldiers at Trenton. The last of . . . Map (db m7329) HM
13New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — Washington Crossed the Delaware
. . . Map (db m7246) HM
14New Jersey (Mercer County), Titusville — Washington Crossing
Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United . . . Map (db m7264) HM
 
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