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Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington

 
 
Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
1. Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington Marker
Inscription.  
Three famous men once used this building
that stood at this site:

Samuel Jenings
Office of First Provincial Governor of West Jersey
1681 to 1684

Benjamin Franklin
Printed the first Colonial paper currency of New Jersey
1728

Isaac Collins
New Jersey Public Printer of currency, almanacs
and the first weekly newspaper in the state
1770 to 1778

Dedicated January 21, 2006
in commemoration of Benjamin Franklin’s 300th Birthday

 
Erected 2006 by City of Burlington.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. A significant historical date for this entry is January 21, 2006.
 
Location. 40° 4.822′ N, 74° 51.567′ W. Marker is in Burlington, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on High Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 High Street, Burlington NJ 08016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hoskins House (within shouting distance of this marker); 218-220 High Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Hope Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1
Marker in Burlington image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
2. Marker in Burlington
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Free Library (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cottage 1872 (about 700 feet away); Burlington County’s Historical Downtown (about 700 feet away); Engine of Industrial Progress (about 700 feet away); Hub of Transportation and Commerce (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Marker on High Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
3. Marker on High Street
The marker is visible on the right side of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 23, 2022