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Gives you a reference to where things happened on Dec 26, 1776

For such an important event, there's little in New Jersey that honors the battle. The barracks are... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2017
TennisBum P
Aptos, California
Impressive Monument

The monument stands 150 feet tall at the end of Warren St. It was created by John H. Duncan who... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2017
Robert S
Lawrence, Kansas
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1 week ago
“A nice monument which adds character to the city”
Nov 11, 2018
“See it, take a photo, then leave”
An impressive monument, located just north of the city center.
Trenton, NJ
+1 609-448-1947
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's one of few monuments which can be found in Trenton downtown .. It adds character to the city, especially from a historical point of view.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tarek N
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Just GPS it, and you are there - not hard to find. You can actually park very close to it, get out of the car and take your picture. Use discretion, it is a bit sketchy, but all you really need is to be there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frederick G
Reviewed June 18, 2017

For such an important event, there's little in New Jersey that honors the battle. The barracks are your best site to visit. This Battle Monument is useful in that it will show you where the battle happened. All that is here is the column you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TennisBum P
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Extremely difficult to find. We had two different reference points that did not do it - I finally found it several blocks away by sight. Even though it is on the site of where Washington's artillery sat, it is in a dingy neighborhood and visually...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

After walking there from the NJ State Museum, this battle monument is in a very run down neighborhood. They were supposed to be open for the non-winter season on Sundays so we could take the elevator to the top. Monument is in disrepair and doesn't...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank J8896YQlauries
Reviewed April 25, 2017

The WEB site warns you that no food or drinks are allowed in the “historical building”. So, you assume there is some building and some history in it. Not so. There is indeed a monument in a part of town that did not look healthy...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Oliver S
Reviewed April 24, 2017

The monument stands 150 feet tall at the end of Warren St. It was created by John H. Duncan who also created Grant's Tomb in NY. The monument stands tall, but unfortunately the park where it sits is in sad repair. Hopefully conditions will improve....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Robert S
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Back in the 60 this was a great attraction. I use to ride the elevator to the top and see the city of Trenton and the townships surrounding the city.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Brenda B
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Built between1891-93, the 148' grant monument in Beaux Arts style commemorates the December 26th, 1776 Battle of Trenton. John H. Duncan designed the monument who also designed Grant's Tomb. The monument is located at "Five Points" which is where the American artillery was set up...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank duck8to
Reviewed January 2, 2017

My 1st home was in Trenton and my wife graduated Trenton HS, so comfortable with the area at least 20 years ago. We moved allowing for our children to attend more of a suburban school district as I did. We visited the Trenton Battle Monument...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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