Bear Tavern Road

Bear Tavern Road (HMM69)

Location: Ewing Township, NJ 08628 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 17.278', W 74° 50.349'

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"All our hopes were blasted bythat unhappy affair at Trenton"
— Lord George Germain, British Colonel Secretary
Bear Tavern Road
Historic route ofContinental troops to Trenton whereWashington achieved his famous victoryover Rahl's Hessian Brigade of theBritish Army, December 26, 1776

Known in colonial times asThe Lower, or River Road
(The existing River Road was not laid out until 1834)

Tablet erected byGeneral Mercer Chapter of the Daughtersof the American Revolution

Road constructed 1930 byMercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders
HM NumberHMM69
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Placed ByGeneral Mercer Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker Condition
8 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 9:09am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] DAWN ENGLER  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 513672 N 4459731
Decimal Degrees40.28796667, -74.83915000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.278', W 74° 50.349'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 16.68" N, 74° 50' 20.94" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)609, 908
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1014 Bear Tavern Rd, Ewing Township NJ 08628, US
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My favorite of all the markers! "All our hopes were blasted by that unhappy affair at Trenton" Under the trees in front of a residence. I parked at 7Eleven on the corner and walked half block.

Oct 9, 2015 at 12:35pm PDT by babybago

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