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Aaron Burr

 
 
Aaron Burr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2007
1. Aaron Burr Marker
Despite being an officer in the Revolutionary War and Vice-President of the United States, Aaron Burr is best known for killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel.
Inscription.
Born February 6, 1756,
Died September 14, 1836

A Colonel in the Army of the Revolution.
Vice-President of the United States from 1801 - 1805.

Placed by The Aaron Burr Association
September 1995
 
Erected 1995 by The Aaron Burr Association.
 
Location. 40° 21.15′ N, 74° 39.596′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from Greenview Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Princeton Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton NJ 08542, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. John Witherspoon (here, next to this marker); Paul Robeson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Betsey Stockton (about 500 feet away); Bainbridge House (approx. 0.2 miles away); March of the Mill Children (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Henry House (approx. 0.2 miles away); 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
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Marker in Princeton Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2007
2. Marker in Princeton Cemetery
Aaron Burr is buried near his father, Aaron Burr, Sr., who served as president of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University.

1. Aaron Burr. Biography of Aaron Burr from NNDB website. (Submitted on July 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Aaron Burr Association. (Submitted on July 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Princeton Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
3. Marker in Princeton Cemetery
Aaron Burr is buried in Princeton Cemetery near his father, Aaron Burr, Sr., President of Princeton University 1748-1757.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 770 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on July 20, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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