Honoring the Sacririces of our Ancestors in the Ten Crucial Days Historic Area

The Daughters of the American Revolution, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, the Sons of the Revolution, the Society of the Cincinnati, and the Society of Colonial Wars will be laying wreaths to commemorate the heroic actions of the Continental Army and local militia that defeated Hessian and British Troops during the “Ten Crucial Days” of America’s War for Independence from Great Britain, December 25, 1776 to January 3, 1777.

  1. Sunday, December 26 Commemorative Event at Washington Crossing Historic Park - To see video, click here

  2. Sunday, December 26 Commemorative Event at Trenton Battle Monument - To see video, click here

  3. Sunday, January 2@ 10:00 am - Reenactment and interpretation, Princeton Battlefield Society's "Experience the Battle of Princeton", 500 Mercer Street, Princeton NJ 08540

    1. Directions: click here

    2. Must Register, please click here

    3. Parking will in the parking lot and along Mercer St.

  4. Sunday, January 2@11:30 am - Wreath Laying, Princeton Battlefield Colonnade and Memorial Grove, 500 Mercer St., Princeton NJ 08540

    1. Directions: click here

    2. RSVP please click here.

    3. Parking will be along Mercer St

  5. Sunday, January 2@ 1:00 pm - "Dutch" Lunch, Leonardo's II, 2021 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence, NJ 08648

    1. Directions: Click here

    2. RSVP please click here.

    3. Parking in front of the restaurant.

    4. Map: Click here to download map from Princeton Battlefield to Leonardo's II Restaurant

  6. Sunday, January 2@ 3:00 pm - Wreath Laying Battle of Assunpink Creek, Mill Hill Park, East Front Street, S Broad St, Trenton, NJ 08608

    1. Directions: click here

    2. RSVP please click here.

    3. Map: Click here for a downloadable map from Leonardo's II Restaurant to Parking for Mill Hill Park @ Assunpink Creek

    4. Parking is across the street from NJ Motor Vehicles at Artworks, 115 South Stockton St.. Trenton NJ 08611 Click here 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.


Confirmed Attending January 2nd. From:

  • Rutland, England, 2nd Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment B Leicester Company, representing the 17th Regiment of Foot

  • Fort Reilly KS, 1st Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, "Alexander Hamilton’s Own", representing the New York Provincial Company of Artillery

  • Pennsylvania Army National Guard, the 1st Division, 111th Infantry Battalion, representing the Philadelphia Associators

  • Pennsylvania Army National Guard, the 103 Engineer Battalion, "The Dandy First", representing the Philadelphia Artillery Battalion

  • Maryland Army National Guard, the 175 Association 1st Division, 175th Infantry Battalion, representing The Maryland Regiment

  • Delaware Army National Guard, the 198th Signal Battalion, representing Haslet’s 1st Delaware Regiment

  • New Jersey National Guard, the 112th Field Artillery Battalion, representing Neil’s Battery, East New Jersey Artillery

  • Also in attendance will be the President General of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Color Guard Units from the SAR Societies from New England, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, and representatives from the Daughters of the American Revolution.


The Mission of the Sons of the American Revolution

Art Image is Gen. George Washington at the Battle of Princeton, New Jersey in 1777 2007 (Oil on canvas), Troiani, Don (B. 1949) / Private Collection / Bridgeman Images