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Trenton Battle Monument

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Address: Trenton, NJ

An impressive monument, located just north of the city center.

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Pretty monument

Not really a lot of info there. Very pretty monument but didn't say much about the battle- I had to look that up myself. A piece of history though

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
South Fallsburg, New York
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South Fallsburg, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not really a lot of info there. Very pretty monument but didn't say much about the battle- I had to look that up myself. A piece of history though

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Pennington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

The Trenton Battle Monument is an impressive obelisk that honors the victory of the American army over the British army on December 26, 1776. At the bottom of the monument are two statues of soldiers who appear to be standing guard. On the door, is a plaque engraved with a portion of a speech from the British colonial secretary, which... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

One of the greatest battles our country has ever been in, its' memorials and its meaning has been lost to the public for generations. Lot's of reasons for this including apathy of the general public, little teaching in public education of its' significants, no interest of its historical value by all levels of government and the deteriorating surroundings that turns... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Trenton is the forgotten capital of New Jersey, and the Trenton Battle Monument is a forgotten relic to honor the memory of one of the best war stories that ever happened.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

A nice tall tower in the middle of nowhere in Trenton NJ (itself 90 percent nowhere) that commemorates one of the key battles in the American Revolutionary War. Without a guide to tell you "here were the Britain's, here were the Hessians, and here was Washington standing like a stone wall (oops, wrong fight) you have little chance of understanding... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

nice to see our history, its nice to bring the kids to see this building and learn something and something to do when kids are bored.

Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

One of the stops on our family trip this year brought us to New Jersey over Columbus Day weekend. On our way to Atlantic City, we stopped at the Trenton Battle Monument. That monument is in shambles. Poor representing for such an important part of our history. I read most of the reviews and they're pretty much on target. It... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015

Dont park and walk around. Drive directly to the monument. Cant go inside of it. No film, no touring...just the tall monument with Washington at the top pointing in the direction they attacked..worth going to see though. You're at the spot where Washington had his first victory! You'll only be here about 10 minutes if not less. The worst part... More 

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Howell, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

I'm sure there was a time when people would come from all over to see the historical sites in Trenton such as this, which could be nice. I don't know when the last time it was open, it looks like decades. Neighborhood looks rough. I did not want to get out of car. What a shame.

Thank steakbelly
Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

When we went to visit you could not go inside. Honestly I don't know the last time people were allowed inside. The area around it needs to be cleaned up. It's sad because Trenton is so full of history but this monument seems like it was forgotten. I read the plaque to my children and we discussed it the history... More 

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