Ewing NJ Residential Real Estate Properties
Single Family Homes, Townhomes, and Condos in Ewing Township, New Jersey in Mercer County, which located in Central New Jersey
Ewing Township is a township in Mercer County, New Jersey, The earliest inhabitants of present-day Ewing Township were Lenni Lenape Native Americans, who lived along the banks of the Delaware River. Pre-colonial subsistence activities in the area included hunting, fishing, pottery-making, and simple farming.
Ewing Township was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 22, 1834, from portions of Trenton Township, while the area was still part of Hunterdon County. It became part of the newly created Mercer County on February 22, 1838. The township was named in honor of Charles Ewing, who was posthumously honored for his work as Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court from 1824–1832. --- Ewing Township was originally farmland punctuated by hamlets, including Ewingville, West Trenton and Wilburtha. Since the beginning of the 20th century, the township has developed as a suburb of Trenton. The sections near the city border are distinctly urban, but most of the township is suburban residential development. Ewing Township is also the location of The College of New Jersey, the Community Blood Council of New Jersey, New Jersey State Police headquarters, the Jones Farm State Correction Institute, the Trenton Psychiatric Institute, the New Jersey Department of Transportation headquarters, Katzenbach School for the Deaf, and Trenton-Mercer Airport (KTTN), the location of Trenton, New Jersey's weather observations
Neighboring Municipalities are Upper and Lower Makesfield Township, PA, and Yardley, Pa; the Hopewell Township, Lawrence Township of NJ and Trenton Ewing Township is traversed by multiple main roadways, as well as by a passenger rail line and is the location of an airport.
Points of interest
The Delaware River forms the western border of Ewing Township.Delaware and Raritan Canal - Runs along the eastern bank of the Delaware River in western Ewing Township.
Washington Victory Trail - Documents the trail taken by George Washington's army during the American Revolution on December 26, 1776. This led to a successful surprise attack on the Hessian troops occupying Trenton, New Jersey. Victory trail begins in nearby Washington Crossing State Park, enters Ewing Township at Jacobs Creek Road and continues along Bear Tavern Road. General Sullivan's route follows Grand Avenue and Sullivan Way to Trenton. General Greene's route follows Parkway Avenue to Trenton.
Ewing Presbyterian Church Ewing Presbyterian Church is an historic building dated 1867 and set within the American Revolution era Ewing Church Cemetery. It is the fourth church to be built in the cemetery grounds. The current church building has been under threat of demolition after several engineering studies found the roof trusses are buckling and beyond the point of cost effective repair. Numerous preservation groups say that the structural problems are much easier to resolve than the studies claim. Various organizations have endeavored to raise funds to secure the stability of the original church structure. Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, located on W. Upper Ferry Road, is a Roman Catholic church built in the early 1960s to meet the growing needs of the rapidly expanding township. Its architecture is similar to Saint Paul's Church in Princeton. The Church is a major worship center for the Catholic community in what is called the West Trenton section of the townshipLouis Kahn's Trenton Bath House was an early work of the influential mid-twentieth century architect, made for the Trenton Jewish Community Center (now the Ewing Senior & Community Center)
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