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The Trenton Battle Monument was erected in the year 1983. There was a call to build a monument on 1943 to commemorate the victory of the American Army on December 26, 1776 led by General George Washington. It was designed by John H. Duncan, the architect of Grant?s Tomb, a famous landmark in New York.

The monument is an excellent representation of Beaux Arts style in America. The Doric column is made of granite and stands 150 feet high. Near the top of the column is a small circular dome that could make the platform accessible. On the pavilion, the statue of George Washington with arms outstretched was built on an acanthus leaf pedestal. It was an impressive representation of what had happened in the battle of Trenton.

It signifies the site in which the battle where the American Army marched and crossed Delaware in 1776 to make a surprise attack on the barracks of Hessian Mercenaries. The army prevailed and defeated the enemies. The Battle of Trenton Monument also represents a time in history where the battle turned the war in America?s favor.
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