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The Signing of the Ratification of the Constitution

 
 
The Signing of the Ratification of the Constitution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
1. The Signing of the Ratification of the Constitution Marker
Inscription. This tablet commemorates the signing of the ratification of the Constitution of the United States by the thirty-nine commissioners of the State of New Jersey, executed on the site of this bank on the 18th day of December 1787.

The one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the ratification of the Constitution was here celebrated on the 11th day of November 1937.
 
Location. 40° 13.213′ N, 74° 45.966′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of West State Street and South Warren Street, on the right when traveling east on West State Street. Click for map. Marker is located on the wall of the Wachovia bank. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham Hunt House (a few steps from this marker); First Professional Basketball Game (a few steps from this marker); Many Meetings During the Revolutionary War (within shouting distance of this marker); First Synagogue (within shouting distance of this marker); Government House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Golden Swan
The Signing of the Ratification of the Constitution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
2. The Signing of the Ratification of the Constitution Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Warren Street Plaza (about 400 feet away); Old City Hall (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Trenton.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 818 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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