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The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

A Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence

A Gift From The American Revolution Bicentennial Administration

 

— 1976 —

 
A Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 22, 2019
1. A Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Marker
Inscription.  
In Congress, July 4, 1776.
Unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America.

And for the support of this Declaration,
with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence,
we mutually pledge to each other
our Lives,
our Fortunes
and our Sacred Honor


Georgia
Button Gwinnett
Planter ★ St. Catherine's Island

Lyman Hall
Physician ★ Midway

George Walton
Lawyer ★ Savannah


South Carolina
Thomas Heyward, Jr.
Lawyer ★ St. Helena's Parish

Thomas Lynch, Jr.
Planter ★ St. James Parish

Arthur Middleton
Planter ★ St. Andrew's Parish

Edward Rutledge
Lawyer ★ Charles Town


North Carolina
John Penn
Lawyer ★ Stovall

Joseph Hewes
Merchant ★ Edenton

William Hooper
Lawyer ★ Wilmington


Virginia
Benjamin Harrison
Planter
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 22, 2019
2. A Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Marker
★ Charles City County

George Wythe
Lawyer ★ Williamsburg

Thomas Jefferson
Lawyer ★ Albemarle County

Thomas Nelson, Jr.
Planter ★ Yorktown

Carter Braxton
Planter ★ King William County

Richard Henry Lee
Planter ★ Westmoreland County

Francis Lightfoot Lee
Planter ★ Richmond County


Maryland
Samuel Chase
Lawyer ★ Annapolis

Charles Carroll of Carrollton
Landowner ★ Howard County

Thomas Stone
Lawyer ★ Charles County

William Paca
Lawyer ★ Annapolis


Delaware
Caesar Rodney
Planter ★ Dover

George Read
Lawyer ★ New Castle

Thomas McKean
Lawyer ★ New Castle


Independence Hall
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Robert Morris
Merchant ★ Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin
Statesman ★ Philadelphia

James Wilson
Lawyer ★ Carlisle

John Morton
Surveyor ★ Ridley

Benjamin Rush
Physician ★ Philadelphia

George Clymer
Merchant ★ Philadelphia

George Ross
Lawyer ★ Lancaster

George Taylor
Ironmaster
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 22, 2019
3. A Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Marker
★ Easton

James Smith
Lawyer ★ York


New Jersey
Richard Stockton
Lawyer ★ Princeton

John Hart
Farmer ★ Hopewell

Francis Hopkinston
Writer ★ Bordentown

John Witherspoon
Clergyman ★ Princeton

Abraham Clark
Politician ★ Elizabethtown


New York
Lewis Morris
Landowner ★ Morrisania

Francis Lewis
Merchant ★ Whitestone

William Floyd
Farmer ★ Brookhaven

Philip Livingston
Merchant ★ New York City


Connecticut
Roger B. Sherman
Judge ★ New Haven

Oliver Wolcott
Judge ★ Litchfield

William Williams
Merchant ★ Lebanon

Samuel Huntington
Judge ★ Norwich


Rhode Island
William Ellery
Lawyer ★ Newport

Stephen Hopkins
Merchant ★ Providence


Massachusetts
Robert Treat Paint
Lawyer ★ Taunton

John Hancock
Merchant ★ Boston

Samuel Adams
Politician ★ Boston

John Adams
Lawyer ★ Braintree

Elbridge Gerry
Merchant ★ Marblehead


New
Georgia image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 22, 2019
4. Georgia
Hampshire

Matthew Thornton
Physician ★ Londonderry

Josiah Bartlett
Physician ★ Kingston

William Whipple
Merchant ★ Portsmouth

 
Erected 1984 by The American Revolution Bicentennial Administration.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.479′ N, 77° 2.573′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Constitution Avenue Northwest (U.S. 50) east of 19th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Artigas Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); José Cecilio del Valle (about 600 feet away); Museum of Modern Art of Latin America (about 700 feet away); Cordell Hull (about 700 feet away); Eloy Alfaro (about 700 feet away); Simón Bolívar (about 700 feet away); Marta Minujín (about 700 feet away); Pablo Neruda (about 800 feet away).
 
Also see . . .  Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence. (Submitted on July 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
Categories.
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 22, 2019
5. South Carolina
War, US Revolutionary
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 22, 2019
6. A Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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