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Princeton Battlefield State Park

500 Mercer Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-4810
+1 609-921-0074
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Battle of Princeton Re-enactment (Dec 31, 2017)

I went for the battle re-enactment and history tour at 6:45 AM, which is when the real battle... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Larry M
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Poignant

I walked to the site from town and it was a pleasant walk in the fine autumn weather. (You can also... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
DollyBirdScotland
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500 Mercer Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-4810
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I went for the battle re-enactment and history tour at 6:45 AM, which is when the real battle started. It was a bitterly cold morning, and I just barely lasted for the whole thing. One of the Patriot re-enactors came all the way from San...More

Thank Larry M
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

I walked to the site from town and it was a pleasant walk in the fine autumn weather. (You can also take back roads and paths too avoiding the busy road) and it is a wonderfully peaceful and well maintained site allowing you to reflect...More

Thank DollyBirdScotland
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We just made a quick stop and were delightfully surprised by the story and the grounds. Wednesday through Saturday, certain hours, there is a volunteer docent to show you inside the house. You can also walk over to the Quaker Meeting House, which is still...More

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Driving some back roads into Princeton and saw some cool buildings and signs. Decided to stop and walk around. It is pretty cool. I wouldn't go out of my way for this place, but its a nice stop for less than an hour.

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We visited during our recent trip to NJ. It is a thoughtful place. We miss the Princeton Oak that perished in a lightening storm some years ago. We like the colonnade. The field where the new Princeton Oak is planted was in the movie IQ.

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Princeton Battlefield Monument is right next to the Morven Museum, its a public monument that commemorates the Battle of Princeton and depicts General Washington leading his troops to victory and the death of Gen Mercer. It is 50 feet tall and a landmark on Nassau...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We grew up in the area but never really visited the park for the history. There isn't much to see and as other point out it is a place where locals go to picnic, sunbathe or walk the trails. There are a couple of historic...More

1  Thank JPVM13
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

This might be a great park, but that's not what I'm rating. I stopped to see the battlefield. There's little here that supports what happened, mostly an open field. Nothing here compares to a battlefield like Monmouth. Worth stopping and seeing if you're an AmerRev...More

Thank TennisBum P
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Even though the park is open daily, the house is only available to tour on the weekends due to short staffing. Walking the grounds and reading the few plaques did not really give one the feeling of the actual battle. If your time is limited,...More

1  Thank LAURIE S
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is the site of the Battle of Princeton, a pivotal battle in the Revolutionary War. The field of battle is as it was, albeit with a road in the North section. There are a few info boards that explain the basic battle info. The...More

1  Thank Robert S
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