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Princeton Battlefield State Park

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Address: 500 Mercer Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-4810
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Princeton 250 years ago..

The lawns of the Park is reasonably well maintained. Reading through the details at Clark House made the 250 years of Princeton's pride come alive, particularly those paintings... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2016
Raghuraman C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Beautiful grounds surround this battlefield. There period artifacts to see and explore. The whole area has buildings and other places nearby to explore. Washington's Crossing State Park is across the Delaware River in Pennsylvania a short drive away. These both connect the battles in that area.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

So, this was awesome. We drive past the Princeton Battlefield all the time and always said we wanted to stop and walk around. One day we finally got to and it is so much more than the two fields you see on either side of you. We walked back behind the Clark house and omg. Acres and acres of hiking... More 

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Mont Clare, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This past Sunday proved to be a beautiful fall day to us, so we decided to venture over to NJ to visit our nearest Trader Joe's that sells wine! I also suggested we google the area and find something else of interest to check out while we were over there...It is a little over an hour to get there...!?! We... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The lawns of the Park is reasonably well maintained. Reading through the details at Clark House made the 250 years of Princeton's pride come alive, particularly those paintings. Overall, this is an important agenda during Princeton tour. The Colonnade is majestic!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

History enthusiast will find the place really interesting. Battle of 1776 and the aftermath has significance in american independence war history.In addition it is beautiful ground and one can follow the victory trail to reach here. Took some nice pictures in the ground

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

For people who are interested in history,it doesn't get much better than this.There are period buildings,and even period trees (stumps).Lots to see and do. Prepare for some walking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

No, there isn't much to see here. The city of Princeton should be ashamed as should the NJ State Parks of the conditions here. There is probably more money being spent on keeping the lawn mowed here then money being used where it should be. I was here at 6:30 on a Saturday evening, and while there was only one... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely spot yo have a pick nick but that's about it. A few boards saying what happened but the house was closed on the Friday in August we visited (and looked run down) and considering what happened here we were really disappointed that no one was around to deceive what happened. A massive contrast to Gettysburg which the visitor... More 

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Pennington, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Very pretty battlefield but the museum (Clarke House) is really awful. Nice to have a picnic on there battlefield but don't expect much else.

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Pennington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

This large park is the site of the Battle of Princeton which occurred on January 3, 1777. The park is divided by Princeton Pike. On the far side is a large area of grass and trees, a walking path and the Colonnade and a memorial gravesite. The Colonnade was originally part of Mathew Newkirk’s home in Philadelphia. Just past the... More 

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