The Alexander Douglass House

The Alexander Douglass House (HM1IJC)

Location: Trenton, NJ 08611 Mercer County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 13.137', W 74° 45.709'

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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 War Battles of Trenton in December of 1776. The two story front structure was added by Douglass ca 1800. The house remained in the Douglass family until 1852.In 1876 the house endured its first move to Centre Street where it remained until 1924 when the City of Trenton acquired ownership and moved it to Mahlon Stacy Park. In 1972 it was moved to its current location in Mill Hill ParkThe Alexander Douglass House is owned by the City of Trenton and operated by the Department of Recreation, Natural Resources and Culture. Its current restoration is funded by the City of Trenton, the New Jersey Historic Trust and the National Park Service.
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HM NumberHM1IJC
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Placed ByCity of Trenton
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Date Added Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 520266 N 4452086
Decimal Degrees40.21895000, -74.76181667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 13.137', W 74° 45.709'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 13' 8.22" N, 74° 45' 42.54" W
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Area Code(s)609
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 165-199 E Front St, Trenton NJ 08611, US
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