Washington Crossing the Delaware Statue

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To honor Washington Crossing the Delaware River, Mahlon Dickerson Eyre carved this statue in Italy and it had a prominent display in America’s first World’s Fair in Philadelphia, 1876.  It was purchased by the City of Trenton, and was originally placed in Cadwallader Park.  In 1976, the statue was moved to South Montgomery Street near Mill Hill Park.  This more correctly approximates Washington’s position at the Battle of the Assunpink or Second Battle of Trenton.

Washington Crossing the Delaware this December 25th in reenactment