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Bordentown in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tower Clock

 
 
Tower Clock Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Rc
1. Tower Clock Marker
Inscription.
Man'f. Seth Thomas Clock Co. 1888
Dedicated to
William F. Allen
1846 - 1915

Born in Bordentown
and the
designer of Standard Time
1883
William Feaster - Curator

 
Erected by Bordentown Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 8.781′ N, 74° 42.655′ W. Marker is in Bordentown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Crosswicks Street (New Jersey Route 528) near Farnsworth Avenue (New Jersey Route 662). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bordentown NJ 08505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bordentown Female College (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Paine (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First movement by steam on a railroad in New Jersey (about 800 feet away); Borden's Towne (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to School No. 2 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Francis Hopkinson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patience Lowell Wright (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wright House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bordentown.
 
Also see . . .  Bordentown Historical Society. The building's current occupants.
Clock Tower on Former Bordentown, NJ City Hall Photo, Click for full size
By Rc
2. Clock Tower on Former Bordentown, NJ City Hall
(Submitted on February 5, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Closeup of clapper that strikes the clock bell Photo, Click for full size
By Rc
3. Closeup of clapper that strikes the clock bell
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 996 times since then and 62 times this year. Last updated on , by Jamie Beth Hartshorn of Bordentown, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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