More History of the Richard Holcombe House

Read more about the fascinating history of the Richard Holcombe house, including Gen. George Washington’s stays during the Revolutionary War, and about John Holcombe, one of Lambertville’s first settlers.

Crossing the Delaware  – More information about the army’s crossing of the Delaware River in June 1778 en route to the Battle of Monmouth is provided on another interpretive sign entitled “Coryell’s Ferry.” This sign is located on the south side of Bridge Street near the Delaware River bridge.

Guided and Self-Guided Historic Site Tours

Founded in the 1700’s, Lambertville is loaded with historic sites and buildings, especially in the downtown area.  The best way to learn about and appreciate Lambertville’s many historic buidings and sites is to take a tour.

Guided Walking Tour:

Conducted by an experienced Historical Society guide, tours are given the first Sunday in the months April through October.  Tours start at the Society’s Marshall House Museum, 60 Bridge Street at 2:00 pm and are about an hour in duration.  No registration for the tour is required.  The tours are free as is entrance to the museum.

Photo of Marshall House Museum

Marshall House Museum

Self Guided Walking Tour:

One can also take a self-guided walking tour of over a dozen sites in the downtown area by clicking HERE.  The tour starts at the Marshall House Museum (60 Bridge Street), the boyhood home of James Marshall who discovered gold in California in 1848.  Entrance to the museum is free.  It is open Saturdays and Sundays 1 pm to 4 pm from the last Sunday in April through November.

Historic Sites Map

View a map showing all historic sites in Lambertville.