Washington's Crossing and March to Trenton - Washington Crossing, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 40° 17.672 W 074° 52.234
18T E 511000 N 4460456
Quick Description: One of many historical markers at Washington Crossing Historic Park in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 9/6/2021 12:06:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM14XCP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "Crossing Begins |
Dec., 25 – 4:00 PM:
Washington crossed with commanders John Sullivan, Nathanael Greene, John Glover, and Henry Knox along with 2,400 troops, 18 cannons, baggage, and approximately 50 – 75 horses.

Dec., 26 – 4:00 AM:
Washington and his men have crossed the river (several hours later than expected) and proceeded to march towards Trenton.

Dec., 26 – 6:00 AM:
Washington divided his troops for a two-pronged attack.

Dec., 26 – 8:00 AM:
Washington’s party was just outside of Trenton. He pointed to a nearby house, and ordered the men to open fire. The Battle of Trenton was on.

Dec., 26 – 9:30 AM:
The Battle of Trenton was over , with 900 captured Hessians and about 100 Hessians dead."
Type of Memorial: Plaque

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