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Princeton Battle Monument

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Address: Princeton Borough Hall, Princeton, NJ
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This monument and park are worth visiting

The monument to the historic Revolutionary War Battle of Princeton sits is a beautiful little park just West of downtown. The park is tree lined and also has a small memorial to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert S
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monument to the historic Revolutionary War Battle of Princeton sits is a beautiful little park just West of downtown. The park is tree lined and also has a small memorial to Albert Einstein and a wonderful small sculpture called Newspaper Reader. The monument is an impressively large homage to George Washington who led the rebels to victory in the... More 

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Montville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting monument - beautiful open space so it shows well. We spent some time visiting the monument and walking about the images portrayed on it.

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Thank stevelotte
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017

This is a very historically important monument, but is also something you can bring young children to. It features a large green perfect for playing with a ball, as many as the locals do. This is a place I will gladly return to. Besides just the monument, there is also a museum.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This is a nice monument within the town's edge. It is situated within a tiny park, with some benches and trees. It was particulary nice at night when illuminated!

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Harrisonburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2016

It's a sculpture you can look at for a long time. There's a lot going on in it. It's lighted with colored light at night. Also, in Spring, it's surrounded by blossoming trees and three other, smaller sculptures

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Thank Amy A
Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2016

lots of different sights in and around Princeton. First tour the campus, if you like art visit the museum, see the town, then see what you have in the way of time. That said we are glad we visited here.

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Centennial
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016

The monument is next to the municipal center. There is a walkway with the very large stone monument as well as some other plaques and smaller statues, and the bell from the USS Princeton. The monument is a large carving and makes a good picture. We were in town and thought we would pop by, otherwise we wouldn't make a... More 

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Thank Debbie N
Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is a cool monument that you have to stare at for a while to see all the details of. There are some other statues there too- two by Seward Johnson. At night the monument is lit up with different colors. It is nice to stroll down to the monument and look around when you're in town.

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Thank ILA4444
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016

A lovely pastoral location on the outskirts of town. Not a lot of formal activities, but a lovely spot with excellent walking trails and open spaces for kids to run free.

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Thank Wayne M
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Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We were in town for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Cup Soccer tournament and decided to visit Princeton University, Princeton restaurants and monuments.

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