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

Thomas Paine

 
 
Thomas Paine House, Bordentown, New Jersey image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Thomas Paine House, Bordentown, New Jersey
Inscription.  Thomas Paine, Pamphleteer for American Independence, bought this house in 1783, and lived in it periodically until his death in 1809.
 
Erected by State of New Jersey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 8.831′ N, 74° 42.762′ W. Marker is in Bordentown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Farnsworth Avenue (New Jersey Route 545) and West Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Farnsworth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 154 Farnsworth Ave, 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. First movement by steam on a railroad in New Jersey (within shouting distance of this marker); Bordentown Female College (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Patience Lovell Wright (about 600 feet away); Francis Hopkinson House (about 600 feet away); Tower Clock (about 600 feet away);
The Thomas Paine House and marker as seen from opposite street corner image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. The Thomas Paine House and marker as seen from opposite street corner
Wright House (about 600 feet away); Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd (about 700 feet away); 19th Century Railroading in Bordentown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bordentown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,380 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on July 22, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 20, 2020