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THE TWO SOLDIERS AND GEORGE WASHINGTON of the TRENTON BATTLE MONUMENT

  • North Broad Street, Warren Street, and Brunswick Avenue, Pennington Avenue, and Princeton Avenue
  • Trenton, NJ
  • Artwork Creator: William R. O'Donovan
  • Hours: Any
  • Access: Open to public, elevator currently not working
  • Sponsor/Project: n/a
  • Project Date: 1891-1893

“O'Donovan created the life-size bronze portrait sculptures at the base of the monument. On the left is Private John Russell, 14th Regiment, Massachusetts; on the right is Private Blair McClenachan, Philadelphia Troop of Light Horse. Both men fought in the battle of Trenton. O’Donovan also created a bronze likeness of George Washington that was placed on top of the monument.” – Art and Architecture in New Jersey

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