Trenton 1790-1834

Trenton 1790-1834 (HM22T)

Location: Trenton, NJ 08608 Mercer County
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N 40° 13.201', W 74° 46.334'

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1790 — Trenton named capital of New Jersey. John Fitch's steamboat makes Trenton-Philadelphia trips three days a week.

1792 — State House opens. Assembly meets in State House for first time.

1799 — President John Adams moves federal government to Trenton for weeks during yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

1806 — First bridge over Delaware River built at Trenton.

1811 — Religious Society of Free Africans of the City of Trenton incorporated.

1824 — Crowd of 2,000 welcomes Lafayette to State House.

1834 — Delaware & Raritan Canal completed.
HM NumberHM22T
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 5:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 519379 N 4452202
Decimal Degrees40.22001667, -74.77223333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 13.201', W 74° 46.334'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 13' 12.06" N, 74° 46' 20.04" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 70 NJ-29, Trenton NJ 08608, US
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