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Residence of John A. Roebling

 
 
Residence of John A. Roebling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
1. Residence of John A. Roebling Marker
Inscription.
A Bicentennial commemorative site
recognizing America’s
200th year of liberty

Residence, built in 1855,
of John A. Roebling

American developer of wire rope and the suspension bridge. Occupied by his family until after his death in 1869. Thereafter company offices until acquired by the county. Basement vaults contained company drawings and records.
 
Erected by Trenton Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 40° 12.581′ N, 74° 45.298′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on South Broad Street 0.1 miles north of Dye Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 612 South Broad Street, Trenton NJ 08611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Penitentiary House (approx. ¼ mile away); Route of Washington’s March (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Eagle Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Third Ward Civic Association (approx. 0.4 miles away); Church of the Sacred Heart (approx. half a mile away); Catherine Verducci Ford
Residence of John A. Roebling Front Door image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
2. Residence of John A. Roebling Front Door
(approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Route of Washington’s March (approx. half a mile away); Trenton Iron Works 1847-1867 (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsIndustry & CommerceNotable Persons
 
Residence of John A. Roebling image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
3. Residence of John A. Roebling
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,108 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey.
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