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Alexander Hamilton and the 24 Cannons at the Battle of Trenton

December 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

This tabletop talk will follow the movements of all 24 of the cannons on the streets of Trenton during the Battle of Trenton and demonstrate why the 18 American cannons – including the two six-pounders commanded by Alexander Hamilton – were decisive in the victory over the Hessians, who had six brass three-pounder cannons. A four-pounder cannonball will be on display during the talk. Presenter: Urban planner and Museum Trustee David Bosted.  Pay as you wish.

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Date:
December 29
Time:
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Trenton City Museum in Ellarslie Manson

299 Parkside Ave
Trenton, NJ 08606 United States
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