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Rev. John Witherspoon

 
 
Rev. John Witherspoon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
1. Rev. John Witherspoon Marker
Inscription.
Revolutionary Patriot
Signer, Declaration of Independence
Born     February 5, 1722
Died     November 15, 1794

Marker placed by
Princeton Chapter     NSDAR
Princeton, NJ
Old Kent Chapter     NSDAR
Chestertown, MD
July 4, 1996

 
Erected 1996 by National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 40° 21.15′ N, 74° 39.6′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from Greenview Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Princeton Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton NJ 08542, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Aaron Burr (here, next to this marker); Paul Robeson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Betsey Stockton (about 500 feet away); Bainbridge House (approx. 0.2 miles away); March of the Mill Children (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Henry House
Rev. John Witherspoon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2007
2. Rev. John Witherspoon Marker
John Witherspoon
6th President of
Princeton College
(approx. 0.2 miles away); 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Princeton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of John Witherspoon. (Submitted on July 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Rev John Witherspoon: A short biography. (Submitted on July 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Persons
 
Marker in Princeton Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
3. Marker in Princeton Cemetery
The Rev. John Witherspoon marker can be seen here in front of his grave in Princeton Cemetery.
Second John Witherspoon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
4. Second John Witherspoon Marker
Grave of Rev. John Witherspoon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2007
5. Grave of Rev. John Witherspoon
Rev. Witherspoon was the only clergyman to sign the Declaration of Independence.
 
 
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