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Revolutionary PatriotSigner, Declaration of IndependenceBorn ? ? February 5, 1722Died ? ? November 15, 1794 Marker placed byPrinceton Chapter ? ? NSDARPrinceton, NJOld Kent Chapter ? ? NSDARChestertown, MDJuly 4, 1996
Born February 6, 1756,Died September 14, 1836A Colonel in the Army of the Revolution.Vice-President of the United States from 1801 - 1805.           Placed by The Aaron Burr Association          September 1995
Sunday, April 23, 1775,news of the Battle of Lexington reached Hopewell. While the people were worshiping in the First Baptist Church, at the close, Joab Houghton, standing on this block, inspired the men with love of liberty and desire for indepe…
Farmstead site of the signer, who lived here 1742-1779. Without formal education, consulted by many, respected by all, "Honest John Hart" gave his property and his life for the cause of liberty. Farmer, miller, judge, speaker of the first New Jers…
Founded here in Baptist Parsonage, 1756. Alumni James Manning and Hezekiah Smith developed Brown University.
Built in 1758 forBritish troops ofthe French andIndian War. Hessianswere here at theBattle of Trenton.
This plaque is to honor New Jersey's paratroopers and to commemorate the U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon which trained here during the summer of 1940. This training was the beginning of the elite military paratrooper units, including the 82nd Air…
Originally known as Stout's Corner, Mount Rose emerged as a village in the 1820s. By 1880 it boasted a school, post office, sawmill and several shops. It was perhaps best known as a center of applejack whiskey production. Two distilleries operated…
Named for John and MaryHight, who purchased 3,000acres here in 1721.Their log house and millonce stood in this area.
Dedicated to the memory of General High Mercera 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. Dedicatory cer…
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