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

The Isaac Collins House

 
 
The Isaac Collins House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
1. The Isaac Collins House Marker
Inscription.
C. 1774 ~ National Register of Historic Places
Renovated 2007   ~   Architect ~ Eric Ciceron, Palm Springs, Ca.
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Isaac Collins
Royal Printer to King George III.
Publisher – The New Jersey Gazette.
First Newspaper of New Jersey.
Printer of New Jersey’s first paper currency.
Printer of New Jersey’s first Almanac.
Printer of first American Family Bible.
Established first printing press in Trenton, NJ.
Founded Trenton Academy in Trenton, NJ.

 
Location. 40° 4.701′ N, 74° 51.283′ W. Marker is in Burlington, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of E Broad Street and York Street, on the right when traveling west on E Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington NJ 08016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Center of Arts and Culture (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplaces (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ockanickon (approx. ¼ mile away); Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Office of the Council of Proprietors and the Surveyor General
Marker in Burlington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
2. Marker in Burlington
Isaac Collins, an English immigrant, was appointed public printer in New Jersey in 1770. His sons were also printers and today the house of Charles Collins is the oldest publishing firm in the United States.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Grant House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Free Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hope Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Also see . . .  Brief biography of Isaac Collins from City of Burlington website. (Submitted on September 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
The Isaac Collins House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
3. The Isaac Collins House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 849 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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