Bear Tavern, New Jersey facts for kids
|Bear Tavern, New Jersey|
Approaching the center of Bear Tavern from the west
|Elevation||194 ft (59 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||874602|
The settlement is named for a historic tavern once located there. During the American Revolutionary War, troops led by George Washington crossed the Delaware River at a location west of the settlement, then "trekked inland to the Bear Tavern and turned right, heading southeast toward Trenton".
The settlement is today located at the corner of Washington Crossing Pennington Road and Bear Tavern Road. Washington Crossing State Park is located immediately to the northwest. Bear Tavern Elementary School is located south of the settlement.
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