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Trenton Battle Monument

Trenton, NJ
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Huge disappointment :(

After walking there from the NJ State Museum, this battle monument is in a very run down... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Buckhannon, West Virginia
Nothing, really

The WEB site warns you that no food or drinks are allowed in the “historical building”. So, you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oliver S
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking there from the NJ State Museum, this battle monument is in a very run down neighborhood. They were supposed to be open for the non-winter season on Sundays so we could take the elevator to the top. Monument is in disrepair and doesn't...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The WEB site warns you that no food or drinks are allowed in the “historical building”. So, you assume there is some building and some history in it. Not so. There is indeed a monument in a part of town that did not look healthy...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The monument stands 150 feet tall at the end of Warren St. It was created by John H. Duncan who also created Grant's Tomb in NY. The monument stands tall, but unfortunately the park where it sits is in sad repair. Hopefully conditions will improve....More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Back in the 60 this was a great attraction. I use to ride the elevator to the top and see the city of Trenton and the townships surrounding the city.

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Built between1891-93, the 148' grant monument in Beaux Arts style commemorates the December 26th, 1776 Battle of Trenton. John H. Duncan designed the monument who also designed Grant's Tomb. The monument is located at "Five Points" which is where the American artillery was set up...More

Thank duck8to
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My 1st home was in Trenton and my wife graduated Trenton HS, so comfortable with the area at least 20 years ago. We moved allowing for our children to attend more of a suburban school district as I did. We visited the Trenton Battle Monument...More

Thank J3159QKrichardm
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The monument is now in a depressed and somewhat dangerous area of Trenton. There is nothing there that would enrich a visitor's interest in American history. Doing a "drive-by" is best. Stay in your car.

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My co-workers and I on a historic tour of the Revolutionary War Battle of Trenton. So different now once you see the history explained to you. The monument reveals and outlines the Battles of the Americans against the Germans and British during this time up...More

1  Thank ROB A
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Not really a lot of info there. Very pretty monument but didn't say much about the battle- I had to look that up myself. A piece of history though

Thank kbonn932
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The Trenton Battle Monument is an impressive obelisk that honors the victory of the American army over the British army on December 26, 1776. At the bottom of the monument are two statues of soldiers who appear to be standing guard. On the door, is...More

Thank jonahNJ
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