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

Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd

1719-1791

 
 
Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 5, 2015
1. Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd Marker
Inscription. Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd. Son of the founder of Bordentown. Patriot, Statesman, Soldier, Judge. Restored after burning by the British 1778.
 
Erected by Bordentown Rotary Club.
 
Location. 40° 8.927′ N, 74° 42.824′ W. Marker is in Bordentown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Farnsworth Ave and W, Park Avenue on Farnsworth Ave. 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. Francis Hopkinson House (a few steps from this marker); Wright House (within shouting distance of this marker); Patience Lowell Wright (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 Monument (about 600 feet away); Thomas Paine (about 700 feet away); British Raid on Crosswicks Creek (about 700 feet away); 19th Century Railroading in Bordentown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bordentown.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 5, 2015
2. Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd
The marker is located on the front of the house below and to the left of the window on the far left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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