Posts Tagged "Revolutionary War"

Plaque Commemorates Colonel Johann Gottlieb Rall and the 1776 Battle of Trenton

Posted on Dec 4, 2020 in Exhibits, Past Exhibits

Jan 3 Jan 10 On view at Ellarslie in advance of PATRIOTS WEEK 2020 and through January, anytime the Trenton City Museum is open (limited schedule due to covid-19, please confirm schedule on our website). This bronze plaque was erected by the  Trenton High School class of 1905 almost 125 years after the December 26, 1776 event that it commemorates.It marked the spot at which Colonel Johann Gottlieb Rall was mortally wounded  near the corner of Broad Street (then called Queen Street, or Bridge Street) and what is now Academy Street, in the street in front of the Mercer County...

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