Patience Lowell Wright
Women's Heritage Trail
“A woman of remarkable intelligence and conversational powers, whose life-sized figures and busts of contemporary notabilities and historical groups were superior to anything of the kind previously seen.”
Comment regarding Patience Lowell Wright in the Dictionary of National Biography.
In this residence, Patience Lowell Wright created original three dimensional portrait wax sculptures of family, friends, and neighbors. Because of her unique contributions to American art and culture, Ms. Wright is on the New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail.
The New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail highlights a collection of historic sites located around the state that represent the significant contributions women made to the history of our state. The Heritage Trail brings to life the vital role of women in New Jersey’s past and present.
Erected by Department of Community Affairs, New Jersey Historic Trust and Department of Environmental Protection, Historic Preservation Office.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail marker series.
Location. 40° 8.908′ N, 74° 42.829′ W. Marker is in Bordentown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of West Park Avenue and Farnsworth Avenue on West Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bordentown NJ 08505, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wright House (here, next to this marker); Francis Hopkinson House (within shouting distance of this
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary • Women •
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