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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WN7_fiddlers-creek-history-historical_Hopewell-Township-NJ.html
Today, this nature preserve features a quiet woodland trail. In years past, one would have heard the sounds of bustling industry here. From the late 1700s into the 1900s a mill complex operated in this section of Fiddlers Creek. The creek itself w…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1V2B_delaware-and-bound-brook-railroad-historic-district-historical_Hopewell-NJ.html
Hopewell Frog War was just east of here. For more information visit the Hopewell train station.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SAW_olden-house_Princeton-NJ.html
At Washington's request, the Olden family cared for British wounded in this house after the Battle of Princeton.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SAV_betsey-stockton_Princeton-NJ.html
Betsey Stockton (1798-1865) began life as a slave for the prominent Stockton family in Princeton. When she gained her freedom at the age of 20, she became a missionary, traveling to Hawaii (Sandwich Islands), Canada and Philadelphia, teaching scho…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SAN_henry-phillips-house_Hopewell-Township-NJ.html
Henry Phillips was a third generation Phillips family member in Pleasant Valley; his grandfather arrived in 1737. Ca, 1805, Henry constructed the stone section of the house on the land he inherited from his father. Ca, 1830, he added the large fra…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SAL_howell-living-history-farm_Lambertville-NJ.html
Howell Living History Farm depicts family farm life during the first years of the 20th Century, when both crops and livestock, were raised from livelihood. The farmhouse on the property, while dating back to the early 1800's, is used to illustrate…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SAH_geography-historic-landscape-of-jacobs-creek_Hopewell-Township-NJ.html
Early DevelopmentAttracted by rich soils, farmers began settling in the area around Jacobs Creek as early as the late 17th century. The agricultural landscape and heritage they established defined the region's unique identity. Prior to 1690, fe…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SAF_washingtons-march-to-trenton_Hopewell-Township-NJ.html
On Christmas night, 1776, the Continental Army, under the command of General George Washington, crossed the Delaware River and began what is known as the Ten Crucial Days of the American Revolution. A few hundred feet from where you now stand, Was…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SAE_bridges-roads-and-railroads-of-jacobs-creek_Hopewell-Township-NJ.html
Bear Tavern RoadAlthough much of the surrounding countryside has changed over the course of the more that two centuries that have passed since George Washington and the Continental Army made their famous march to Trenton n late December of 1776, t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1IJC_the-alexander-douglass-house_Trenton-NJ.html
was originally built circa 1760 on what is now South Broad Street as a one room, two story "shanty." Alexander Douglass purchased it in 1769 and it was in that place that George Washington called a Council of War during the Revolutionary…
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