Bordentown in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Francis Hopkinson House
has been designated a
under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States
U. S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1971 by U. S. Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists.
Location. 40° 8.918′ N, 74° 42.813′ 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 north 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. Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd (a few steps from this marker); Wright House (within shouting distance of this marker); Patience Lowell Wright (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); Thomas Paine (about 600 feet away); Thomas Paine Monument (about 700 feet away); British Raid on Crosswicks Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); 19th Century Railroading in Bordentown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bordentown.
Also see . . .
1. Francis Hopkinson - Biographical Directory of the US Congress. (Submitted on July 23, 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. "Hail Columbia" - About.com. (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 900 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 23, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. 7. submitted on December 31, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.