Ferry Site

Ferry Site (HM4I4)

Location: Hopewell Township, NJ 08560 Mercer County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 17.818', W 74° 52.054'

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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 by James Slack.

This ferry is a full scale authentic reproduction of the type seen on the Delaware River in the 18th century.
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I Saw The Marker

Behind Nelson House, near parking lot Washington Crossing SP

Oct 9, 2015 at 11:51am PDT by babybago

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HM NumberHM4I4
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Placed ByWashington Crossing Association of NJ
Marker Condition
8 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:24pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 511255 N 4460726
Decimal Degrees40.29696667, -74.86756667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.818', W 74° 52.054'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 49.08" N, 74° 52' 3.24" W
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Area Code(s)908, 609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 141 River Dr, Hopewell Township NJ 08560, US
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