Bordentown in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
William F. Allen
1846 - 1915
Born in Bordentown
designer of Standard Time
William Feaster - Curator
Erected by Bordentown Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
Location. 40° 8.781′ N, 74° 42.655′ W. Marker is in Bordentown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Crosswicks Street (New Jersey Route 528) near Farnsworth Avenue (New Jersey Route 662). 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. The Telephone made its Bordentown Debut in 1882 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bordentown Female College (within shouting distance of this marker); Friends Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bordentown (about 300 feet away); World Wars I and II Memorial Thomas Paine (about 600 feet away); First movement by steam on a railroad in New Jersey (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bordentown.
Also see . . . Bordentown Historical Society. The building's current occupants. (Submitted on February 5, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2008, by R. C. of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,269 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on March 30, 2009, by Jamie Beth Hartshorn of Bordentown, New Jersey. Photos: 1. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2, 3. submitted on February 5, 2008, by R. C. of College Station, Texas. 4. submitted on November 16, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.