Princeton Battle Monument, Princeton

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Monument · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Princeton Battle Monument is located in Princeton, New Jersey, adjacent to Morven and Princeton's borough hall. The Monument commemorates the January 3, 1777 Battle of Princeton, and depicts General George Washington leading his troops to victory and the death of General Hugh Mercer. It stands 50 feet (15 m) tall and was inspired by carvings on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Designed to visually anchor the western end of Nassau Street, the monument and its park are a legacy of the City Beautiful movement.
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  • I have driven past this monument for many years, as I travel down 206. Never had a chance to stop. So, when we were down in Princeton to walk around on a lovely December day, we parked behind...  more »
  • The monument is in a small park not far from the university. There is free 30 minute parking right beside the monument. It is a memorial to the NJ patriots who served during the American Revolution...  more »
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  • Such a special monument! Great visit if you're in town
  • I love history and taking photographs its located down from the university(middle of town)

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