The Princeton Battlefield Society (PBS1777.org) is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, and the only Officially Recognized Friends Organization (ORFO) of Princeton Battlefield State Park. The PBS1777.org mission is to promote, interpret, conserve and protect Princeton Battlefield State Park and areas of the battlefield outside the Park. The Park is administered by the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Parks and Forestry, State Park Service, for the people of New Jersey and other visitors.
Ten Crucial Day Tour of the Princeton Battlefield
Sunday, November 19 – 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Meet at the Clarke House
Come to the beautiful rolling terrain of the Princeton Battlefield State Park for a walk in the park, and an exciting talk. Join us and hear the fascinating story of the Ten Crucial Days, December 25, 1776 to January 3, 1777, culminating with the battle on the Stony Brook Quaker Settlement farms of William Clarke, and his brother, Thomas Clarke. Learn how Washington and his outnumbered and untested troops with their backs against the Delaware River, fought a fierce battle in Trenton, then stealing away overnight, outflanked a the superior British Army, marched through frozen windswept farm land then fought again the next morning. Hear how the the troops approached the field of battle and moment by moment managed to turn imminent defeat into a stunning victory that launched a nation. Thank you for helping to bring the Princeton Battlefield State Park to life! Please RSVP using this form, sending an email to roger@PBS1777.org, or calling 609-389-5657
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