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Commemorative Wreath Laying at Mill Hill Park
Sunday, January 2, 2022 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
On Sunday, December 26, and Sunday, January 2, four memorial wreath laying events will be held commemorating the events of the “Ten Crucial Days” of the American Revolution, December 25, 1776 to January 3, 1777. Deemed “…the times the tried men’s souls” by Thomas Paine, General George Washington’s Continental army crossed the Delaware River, captured the Hessian garrison in Trenton, fought a defensive stand at Assunpink Creek, then captured the British garrison at Princeton thereby changing world history. In attendance and offering remarks will be Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora, Princeton Mayor Mark Freda and President General of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Davis Lee Wright. Also in attendance will be representatives from the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Society of the Cincinnati, the Sons of the Revolution, and Color Guard Units from the SAR Societies from New England, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.
- Sunday, January 2@ 3:00 pm – Wreath Laying Battle of Assunpink Creek, Mill Hill Park, East Front Street, S Broad St, Trenton, NJ 08608 Parking is across the street from NJ Motor Vehicles at Artworks, Ten minute walk, due west on a foot path along Assunpink Creek. Mill Hill Park is west of S. Montgomery St.