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

Wright House

 
 
Wright House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2020
1. Wright House Marker
Inscription.  Patience Lovell Wright, America's first sculptress lived here before moving to Great Britain 1772. Son Joseph noted painter.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1772.
 
Location. 40° 8.911′ N, 74° 42.83′ W. Marker is in Bordentown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Farnsworth Avenue (County Route 545) and Park Street (County Route 662), on the right when traveling south on Farnsworth Avenue. 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. Patience Lovell Wright (here, next to this marker); Home of Patience Lovell Wright (a few steps from this marker); This Was The Home Of Joseph Hopkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Hopkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd (within shouting distance of this marker); Notable Bordentown Residents (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Stephen Sayre
Patience Lovell Wright House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2020
2. Patience Lovell Wright House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); First movement by steam on a railroad in New Jersey (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bordentown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bordentown Historical Society. (Submitted on July 22, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
2. Library of Congress. Historic American Buildings Survey (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.) 

3. Joseph Wright. (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,212 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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