Clarke House – Princeton Battlefield – part 2

The Thomas Clarke House was built in 1772.  This is the place were General Hugh Mercer died 9 days after being wounded in the Princeton Battle under an oak tree (per legend).

Clarke House has been setup as a Museum with artifacts that have been found on the grounds and in the general area of the Battlefield.

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The Mercer Oak

This is the location where General Hugh Mercer was shot per legend.  The original tree collapsed of old age in March of 2000.   In 2001 an acorn was planted next the location of the original tree.

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Posted on September 4, 2016, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

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