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Commemorative Wreath Laying at Princeton Battlefield Colonnade
Sunday, January 2, 2022 at 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ten Crucial Days Commemorative and Memorial Events 2021 – 2022
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@11:30 am – Wreath Laying, Princeton Battlefield Colonnade and Memorial Grove Parking will be along Mercer St.
Also happening is Princeton Battlefield Society’s “Experience the Battle of Princeton” Sunday, January 2@ 8:30 am – Lecture and re-enactment, 500 Mercer Street, Princeton NJ 08540 Register @ pbs1777.org, Parking will be along Mercer St.