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

This Was The Home Of Joseph Hopkinson

1770 - 1842

 
 
This Was The Home Of Joseph Hopkinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2020
1. This Was The Home Of Joseph Hopkinson Marker
Inscription.  
Scholar - Statesman - Jurist
Inspirer of the arts
Author of
"Hail Columbia!"

 
Erected 1930 by Francis Hopkinson Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
 
Location. 40° 8.917′ N, 74° 42.813′ W. Marker is in Bordentown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Farnsworth Avenue (County Road 545) just south of County Road 662, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bordentown NJ 08505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis Hopkinson (here, next to this marker); Home of Patience Lovell Wright (a few steps from this marker); Patience Lovell Wright (a few steps from this marker); Notable Bordentown Residents (a few steps from this
Hopkinson House plaques image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2020
2. Hopkinson House plaques
marker); Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd (within shouting distance of this marker); Wright House (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Stephen Sayre (within shouting distance of this marker); First movement by steam on a railroad in New Jersey (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bordentown.
 
Francis Hopkinson House image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, July 22, 2010
3. Francis Hopkinson House
National Historic Landmark plaque on the house image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2020
4. National Historic Landmark plaque on the house
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on July 23, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.   4. submitted on November 17, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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