Burlington in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1796 - 1797
Built by master bricklayer John Hoskins, Jr., the Federal-Style House is constructed of Flemish Bond brick. The facade focal point is the broken pediment entry with paneled pilasters, and round arched fanlight. Restored in 1983, it typifies 18th century architecture via late 20th century restorationist art.
John Hoskins, Jr., a notable citizen of Burlington City, was an organizer of the Endeavor Fire Company, member of the Burlington Common Council, and a Chosen Freeholder.
Erected 2019 by The Rancocas Valley Chapter, National Society Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1983.
Location. 40° 4.837′ N, 74° 51.576′ W. Marker is in Burlington, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on High Street south of West Pearl Street, on the right when traveling Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 High St, Burlington NJ 08016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington (within shouting distance of this marker); Hope Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); 218-220 High Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Burlington County’s Historical Downtown (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Engine of Industrial Progress (about 600 feet away); The Cottage 1872 (about 600 feet away); Hub of Transportation and Commerce (about 600 feet away); 31-33 West Union Street (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.