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Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

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September 2017

So Necessary a Post… So Much a Thoroughfare: Trenton in the American Revolution

September 20 at 7:30 pm
David Library, 1201 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
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“’So Necessary a Post… So Much a Thoroughfare’: Trenton in the American Revolution,” a lecture by Larry Kidder In the winter of 1778, while his main army was encamped at Valley Forge, General George Washington sent his brigade of light cavalry to Trenton for the winter, not realizing just how much the town had suffered from its contributions supporting the war to that point. Although the town leaders were patriotic, they were so overwhelmed at the prospect of maintaining the…

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