Victory Parade

Trenton in 1784, On this site.

During the early years of our new nation Trenton spent 54 days as the capital. The following sites are associated with some of the prominent people and events of that time:

Benjamin Yard’s home
SE corner State & Barrack Streets

Conrad Knott’s home & tailor shop
West side of Warren, now Weidel Insurance

First Methodist Church
NE Corner of Broad and Academy

French Arms Tavern
SW corner of State and Warren, now Wachovia Bank

Hunterdon County Courthouse and Jail
East side of Warren, now a parking lot next to Checkers

Micajah How’s home
East side of Warren, below St. Michael’s

Moore Furman’s home
Corner of State Street and Chancery Lane

Moore Furman’s store
East side of Warren near State, now Columbus Pizza

Stacy Potts’ house
NW corner of Warren & Bank, opposite St. Michael’s

William Churchill Houston’s home
SE corner Warren & East Hanover

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