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Experience the Battle of Princeton – 2022

January 2, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm


Hear Larry Kidder, historian and author, describe the Ten Crucial Days of 1776-1777 in our heated tent and then narrate the Battle of Princeton reenactment on the battlefield with the firing of cannon and muskets.

★ Visit and talk with British and American re-enactors.

★ Join the New Jersey Sons of the American Revolution and representatives of military units with lineage to the Battle of Princeton at a wreath laying ceremony at the Colonnade & Gravesite.

★ Tour the historic Thomas Clarke House where General Hugh Mercer died of his wounds suffered during the battle.

★ Take pictures and bring home memories of this historic event!

★ Enjoy the free coffee and hot chocolate on this January morning.

Your donation of $5 per adult and children age 15 and over will help to cover expenses. Veterans and children under 15 are our guests. Parking is limited in the Park and along mercer Road and side streets. We recommend you arrive well before 8:30AM

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Plan to arrive before 8:30 am!

8:30 – Larry Kidder reviews the events leading up to January 3, 1777 (inside tent)

10:00 Reenactment of the Battle of Princeton on the battlefield

11:30 Wreath laying ceremony by the New Jersey Sons of the American Revolution at the Colonnade

12:30 Tours of the historic Thomas Clarke House

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS Underwritten with appreciated support from NJM Insurance Group, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, New Jersey Society Sons of the American Revolution, The George H. and Estelle M. Sands Foundation, Allen & Stults Co., Princeton-Mercer Convention & Visitors Bureau, Discover NJ License Plate Fund for Heritage Tourism, Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission, A gift In honor of Col. Timothy Matlack, Philadelphia’s 5th Regiment of Rifles, and by donors, members and friends of the Princeton Battlefield Society.


January 2, 2022
8:30 am - 2:00 pm


Princeton Battlefield
500 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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