The Ten Crucial Days Commemorative and Memorial events taking place on Jan. 2 are occurring in Princeton, Lawrence and Trenton.
The Ten Crucial Days in the Revolutionary War involved Gen. George Washington crossing the Delaware River and taking part in the Battle of Princeton.
Events on Jan. 2 are:
- 10 a.m. – Reenactment and interpretation, Princeton Battlefield Society’s “Experience the Battle of Princeton”, 500 Mercer Street, Princeton
- 11:30 a.m. – Wreath Laying, Princeton Battlefield Colonnade and Memorial Grove, 500 Mercer St., Princeton
- 1 p.m. – “Dutch” Lunch, Leonardo’s II, 2021 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence
- 3 p.m. – Wreath Laying Battle of Assunpink Creek, Mill Hill Park, East Front Street, S. Broad St, Trenton
- Directions: click here
- RSVP click here.
- Map: Click here for a downloadable map from Leonardo’s II Restaurant to Parking for Mill Hill Park @ Assunpink Creek
- Parking is across the street from NJ Motor Vehicles at Artworks, 115 South Stockton St.. Trenton Click to download directions From the restaurant: Ten minute walk, due west on a foot path along Assunpink Creek. Mill Hill Park is west of S. Montgomery St.
The following groups plan to participate on Jan. 2:
Rutland, England, representing the 17th Regiment of Foot, the 2nd Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment B Leicester Company.
Fort Reilly KS, representing the New York Provincial Company of Artillery, the 1st Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, “Alexander Hamilton’s Own”.
Pennsylvania Army National Guard, the 1st Division, representing the Philadelphia Associators, the 111th Infantry Battalion.
Pennsylvania Army National Guard, representing the Philadelphia Artillery Battalion, the 103 Engineer Battalion, “The Dandy First”.
Maryland Army National Guard, the 175 Association 1st Division, 175th Infantry Battalion, representing The Maryland Regiment.
Delaware Army National Guard, representing Haslet’s 1st Delaware Regiment, the 198th Signal Battalion.
New Jersey National Guard, representing Neil’s Battery, East New Jersey Artillery, the 112th Field Artillery Battalion.
Also in attendance will be the President General of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, 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.