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Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington

 
 
Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
1. Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington Marker
Inscription.
Three famous men once used this building
that stood at this site:

Samuel Jenings
Office of First Provincial Governor of West Jersey
1681 to 1684

Benjamin Franklin
Printed the first Colonial paper currency of New Jersey
1728

Isaac Collins
New Jersey Public Printer of currency, almanacs
and the first weekly newspaper in the state
1770 to 1778

Dedicated January 21, 2006
in commemoration of Benjamin Franklinís 300th Birthday

 
Erected 2006 by City of Burlington.
 
Location. 40° 4.822′ N, 74° 51.567′ W. Marker is in Burlington, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on High Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 High Street, Burlington NJ 08016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hope Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Free Library (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cottage 1872 (about 700 feet away); Burlington Countyís Historical Downtown (about 700 feet away); Engine of Industrial Progress
Marker in Burlington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
2. Marker in Burlington
(about 700 feet away); Hub of Transportation and Commerce (about 700 feet away); Ockanickon (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Founding of Burlington (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burlington.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Marker on High Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
3. Marker on High Street
The marker is visible on the right side of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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