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

Wright House

 
 
Wright House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, July 22, 2010
1. Wright House Marker
Inscription. Patience Lovell Wright, America's first sculptress lived here before moving to Great Britain 1772. Son Joseph noted painter.
 
Location. 40° 8.911′ N, 74° 42.83′ W. Marker is in Bordentown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Farnsworth Avenue (County Route 545) and Park Street (County Route 662), on the right when traveling south on Farnsworth Avenue. 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. Patience Lowell Wright (here, next to this marker); Francis Hopkinson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd (within shouting distance of this marker); First movement by steam on a railroad in New Jersey (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Paine (about 600 feet away); Thomas Paine Monument (about 700 feet away); British Raid on Crosswicks Creek (about 800 feet away); 19th Century Railroading in Bordentown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bordentown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bordentown Historical Society. (Submitted on July 22, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
2. Library of Congress. Historic American
Wright House image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, July 22, 2010
2. Wright House
Buildings Survey (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.) 

3. Joseph Wright. (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
Wright House image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, July 22, 2010
3. Wright House
Home of
Patience Lovell Wright
1725 - 1786
First American modeler in wax
and female spy
Mother of
Joseph Wright
Designer of original U. S. coins
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,860 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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