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Signers of the Declaration of Independence Historical Markers

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1Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home
Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home Presented By Helen J. Fitzgerald to the Litchfield Historical Society In Loving Memory Of Her Husband Harold Fitzgerald 1878 - 1948Map (db m28400) HM
2Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — Home Site Of Roger Sherman
Marker on New Milford Town Hall building:On the site of this building once lived Roger Sherman Born 1721 – Died 1793 One of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence ************* Placed by the Roger Sherman Chapter . . . Map (db m20922) HM
3Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Roger Sherman
In Memory Of The Hon. Roger Sherman, Esqr. Mayor of the City of New Haven and Senator of the United States. He was born at Newtown in Massachusetts April 19th 1721 and died at New Haven July 23d AD 1793 aged LXXII. Possessed of a . . . Map (db m51864) HM
4Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Roger Sherman Homesite
Upon the Site of this Building Stood the Home of Roger Sherman And Near Here in 1793 he Died Jurist-Patriot-Statesman Signer of the Bill of Rights Articles of Confederation Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the . . . Map (db m34892) HM
5Connecticut (New Haven County), Wallingford — Lyman Hall
[ inscription on top ] Beneath this Stone Rests the Remains of the Hon'bl Lyman Hall Esq. formerly Governor of this State who departed this Life the 19th of October 1790 in the 67th Year of his Age In the Cause of America he . . . Map (db m27573) HM
6Connecticut (Windham County), Scotland — Samuel Huntington Birthplace
Birthplace Of Samuel Huntington 1731 – 1796. Signer Of The Declaration Of IndependenceMap (db m140565) HM
7Delaware (Kent County), Dover — KC-53 — Byfield
Near this site stood the boyhood home of Caesar Rodney, signer of the Declaration of Independence, Brigadier General of the State's militia (1775-1778), and President (Governor) of Delaware (1778-1781). Byfield was originally settled in the early . . . Map (db m75835) HM
8Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Caesar Rodney
Statesman, Soldier and Patriot. Member of Stamp Act Congress and of First and Second Continental Congresses. Signer of Declaration of Independence. Member and Speaker of Colonial Assembly of “Three Lower Counties on Delaware.” Member of . . . Map (db m39067) HM
9Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — George Read
born A.D. 1732 Died 21st September 1798 Member of the Congress of the Revolution. The Convention that framed the Constitution of the U. S. and of The first Senate under it. Judge of admiralty President and Chief Justice of Delaware and a signer of . . . Map (db m54693) HM
10Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — George Read
Signer of the Declaration of Independence We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honorMap (db m102598) HM
11Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — NC-A8 — Home of George Read
Site of home of George Read. Born September 18, 1733. Died September 21, 1798. Member of The Congress of the Revolution. The convention that framed The Constitution of The United States, and of the first senate under it. Judge of Admiralty, . . . Map (db m25560) HM
12Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — George Read Memorial
In memory of George Read signer of the Constitution of the United States by the Delaware State Society, NSDAR, in this year Bicentennial year 1987. (Inscription on tomb stone) George Read born A.D. September 1732 Died 21st September 1798-Member . . . Map (db m107935) HM
13District of Columbia (Washington), Barney Circle — Elbridge GerryCongressional Cemetery
Elbridge Gerry was a 1762 graduate of Harvard and a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Vice President of the United States. Gerry served as a representative from Massachusetts to the First Continental Congress, and on July 4, 1776, he . . . Map (db m141885) HM
14District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — John Witherspoon1722 Scotland – Princeton 1794
Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Presbyterian Minister. “For my own part, of property I have some reputation more that reputation staked. That property is pledged on the issue of this contest: and although these gray hairs . . . Map (db m29499) HM
15District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — A Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of IndependenceA Gift From The American Revolution Bicentennial Administration — 1976 —
In Congress, July 4, 1776. Unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America. And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we . . . Map (db m137039) HM
16Georgia (Burke County), Waynesboro — 017-8 — Burke County's 8 Governors
Historic Burke County, formerly St. George`s Parish, claims 8 Ga. Governors by birth, residence or marriage. JOHN HOUSTOUN (1744-1796), Rev. patriot, member of Continental Congress, Gov. 1778-1779 & 1784-1785, was born near present Waynesboro. . . . Map (db m7867) HM
17Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Button Gwinnett
This Memorial to Button Gwinnett Born 1735       Died 1777 Georgia Signer of The Declaration of Independence President of Georgia Whose remains, buried in this cemetery, are believed to lie entombed hereunder. Was erected by the . . . Map (db m5424) HM
18Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — George Clymer1739 - 1813
An orphan, he apprenticed in his uncle's mercantile firm. As a successful businessman he was an early and forceful advocate of independence. He used his knowledge and wealth to help finance the Revolution. From 1774 until 1776 he . . . Map (db m63908) HM WM
19Georgia (Gwinnett County), Lawrenceville — 067-1 — Button Gwinnett
Button Gwinnett, for whom this county was named, was born in Gloucestershire, England, in 1735, the son of a Church of England minister. He worked in the store of his father-in-law in Dexter for two years, then as an importer and exporter for three . . . Map (db m84791) HM
20Georgia (Hall County), Gainesville — 069-2 — Lyman Hall
Lyman Hall (1725-90), one of three Georgia signers of the Declaration of Independence, was born in Connecticut but moved to Georgia when young. Member of the Savannah Conventions, 1774-75, and very influential in Georgia’s joining in American . . . Map (db m25284) HM
21Georgia (Hancock County), Sparta — 070-3 — Hancock County
Hancock County, created by Act of Dec. 17, 1793, was named for John Hancock of Mass., President of Continental Congress and the first man to sign the Declaration of Independence. It has been the home of 4 Governors of Ga. -- William Rabun, Charles . . . Map (db m24332) HM
22Georgia (Liberty County), Midway — 089-1 — "Hall's Knoll"Home of Dr. Lyman Hall »—→
Home-site of Dr. Lyman Hall, signer of the Declaration of Independence, member of the First Continental Congress, Governor of Georgia, member of Midway Congregational church near here. Graduate of Yale University, (1747). Born in Wallingford, Conn., . . . Map (db m8786) HM
23Georgia (Liberty County), Midway — 089-2 — Button Gwinnett
In this, Saint John's Parish, (now Liberty County), lived Button Gwinnett, signer of the Declaration of Independence, member of the Continental Congress, Speaker of the Assembly, and President of the Executive Council. He also was a member of the . . . Map (db m8784) HM
24Georgia (Liberty County), Midway — Dr. Lyman Hall
Dr. Lyman Hall was a Georgia signer of The Declaration Of Independence. He represented Saint John's Parish in the Continental Congress, and was a delegate from Georgia to the Second Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia. He was a founder . . . Map (db m8785) HM
25Georgia (Liberty County), Sunbury — 089-4B — SunburyHome of Many Famous Persons
Many famous persons lived in the town of Sunbury. Among them was Dr. Lyman Hall, signer of the Declaration of Independence. It was also the home of Richard Howley and Nathan Brownson, later governors of Georgia; of John Elliott and Alfred Cuthbert, . . . Map (db m8953) HM
26Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — George Walton
[Masonic Emblem] To George Walton (1749 - 1804) Signer of the Declaration of Independence Patriot - Soldier - Statesman - Jurist - Freemason Born a Virginian he became a Georgian in about 1770. An early leader in the Liberty . . . Map (db m33287) HM
27Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — Meadow Garden
Residence George Walton 1792 - 1804 Signer of The Declaration of Independence Delegate to Continental Congress Representative & Senator Chief Justice and Twice Governor of Georgia W.P.A. 1936 D.A.R.Map (db m33201) HM
28Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-34 — Meadow GardenHome of George Walton ← 400 Ft. —«
400 feet west of here is Meadow Garden, home of George Walton, Revolutionary Patriot and soldier, Governor, Congressman, Senator, Jurist. With Button Gwinnett and Lyman Hall, he signed the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, for the State of . . . Map (db m33358) HM
29Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-28 — The Signer's Monument
Dedicated July 4, 1848, in honor of the signers of the Declaration of Independence for Georgia: George Walton, Lyman Hall and Button Gwinnett. The first two lie buried in crypts beneath this shaft. The burial place of Gwinnett, whose body was to . . . Map (db m9946) HM
30Georgia (Walton County), Monroe — 147-1 — Walton County
This County created by Acts of the Legislature Dec. 15 & 19, 1818, is named for George Walton, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Walton, born in Va. in 1749 came to Savannah when 20 to study law. Elected Secretary of the first Provincial . . . Map (db m20703) HM
31Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — Tarver-Maynard HouseErected 1820
Land granted to George Walton, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Alexander H. Stephens, Vice President of The Confederate States, boarded here in 1828 while a student at the Washington Academy.Map (db m33118) HM
32Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — Delphi
Named and platted in 1828 by Gen. Samuel Milroy, on 100 acres donated by Wm. Wilson for the seat of Carroll Co., named for Charles Carroll, last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence. Henry Robinson was the first settler. . . . Map (db m1154) HM
33Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Samuel Huntington1731 -- 1796 — Signer of the Declaration of Independence —
This city, township and county were named for Samuel Huntington, signer of the Declaration of Independence and important political figure in the Revolutionary War era. Records indicate the name was given by Elias Murray, Huntington's nephew, when he . . . Map (db m71299) HM
34Kansas (Butler County), El Dorado — Signers of the Declaration of Independence
Our Freedom Began When in 1776 These Courageous Men Signed The Declaration of Independence Father of Our County George Washington The Voice of Freedom Patrick Henry The Pen of Freedom George Mason [Signers of the . . . Map (db m56184) HM
35Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — 216 — Carrollton
First settled 1792, incorporated as Port William 1794. Carroll County formed and name of town changed to Carrollton by the Kentucky Legislature, 1838, both honoring "Charles Carroll of Carrollton" of Maryland, bold signer of the Declaration of . . . Map (db m22149) HM
36Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — 6 — Chase-Lloyd HouseThe Naval War of 1812 in Annapolis — Don't Give Up the Ship —
Patriot politician and future Declaration of Independence signer Samuel Chase began building this Georgian mansion in 1769, but he couldn't afford to finish the house and sold it two years later to Edward Lloyd IV. The wealthy Eastern Shore . . . Map (db m63497) HM
37Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Congress Was HereWest Street — At the End of the Revolution —
1784 Peace Treaty Ratified [Image Captions:] •Governor William Paca's Proclamation of the ratification of the Treaty of Paris. Treaty of Paris Broadside Collection [MSA SC 5785] •The last page of the Treaty of Paris, . . . Map (db m114555) HM
38Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — The Charles Carroll House
Birthplace of Charles Carroll of Carrollton (September 19, 1737 – November 14, 1832), the only Roman Catholic to sign the Declaration of Independence and the last of the signers to die. Charles Carroll of Annapolis (1702 – 1782), . . . Map (db m55298) HM
39Maryland (Baltimore), Guilford — Clover Hill(So named circa 1714)
Part of “Merryman’s Lott” 210 acres of virgin timberland granted by Lord Baltimore in 1688 to Charles Merryman, whose descendants farmed here until 1869. Stone house built in 19th century occupied by Bishops of Maryland since 1909, when . . . Map (db m2452) HM
40Maryland (Baltimore), Inner Harbor — WelcomeHeritage Walk
Discover Heritage Walk, a 3.2 mile walking trail through four fascinating centuries. Within a compact area, Heritage Walk connects some 20 historic sites and museums, traversing four city districts of remarkable diversity and significance. . . . Map (db m115215) HM
41Maryland (Baltimore), Johns Hopkins Homewood — Homewood
The Home of Charles Carroll, Jr. A National Historic Landmark Built 1801 - Restored 1987 Open for Tours - Museum ShopMap (db m6114) HM
42Maryland (Baltimore), Johns Hopkins Homewood — Homewood
Property purchased in 1800 by Charles Carroll, signer of the Declaration of Independence, as a wedding present for his only son, Charles and bride Harriett Chew of Philadelphia. The younger Charles designed and oversaw the building of the . . . Map (db m18315) HM
43Maryland (Baltimore), Jonestown — Carroll Mansion
Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737–1832), the last surviving, and only Roman Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence, wintered here during the last twelve years of his life. Built circa 1808, the mansion is the grandest . . . Map (db m3204) HM
44Maryland (Baltimore), University of Maryland — National Independence in the Revolution and War of 1812
Among the illustrious men interred within this enclosure who assisted in the achievement of National Independence in the Revolution and War of 1812 are the following Samuel Chase, 1741 – 1811, Signer of the Declaration of Independence . . . Map (db m21364) HM
45Maryland (Cecil County), Colora — This Tablet is in Commemoration
This Tablet is in Commemoration of Richard Stockton and Dr. Benjamin Rush signers of the Declaration of Independence and students of West Nottingham Academy. Stockton from 1743 to 1748 - Rush from 1751 to 1756.Map (db m145627) HM
46Maryland (Cecil County), Earleville — Mount Pleasant
Built by Dr. John Thompson Veasey, 1825, “of Mount Harmon” as he was known, who, with Colonel Thomas Ward Veasey assisted in the defense of Duffy’s Fort, 1813. He was a greatnephew of George Ross, signer of the Declaration of . . . Map (db m144246) HM
47Maryland (Cecil County), Earleville — WoodlawnFormerly "Neighbour’s Grudge"
The 305 acre farm of William Ward. He gave a tract called “North Levell” on which stands St. Stephen’s Church. His descendant, Henry Veazey Ward, was Consul General for the Republic of Chile. Another, Juliana Veazey Ward, married Dr. . . . Map (db m144247) HM
48Maryland (Charles County), Port Tobacco — Discover Thomas Stone National Historic SiteMore Than History...
This park is dedicated to Thomas Stone, one of the four Maryland signers of the Declaration of Independence and is a great place to learn more about our nation's history. It's also a great place to learn more about nature or just hang with friends . . . Map (db m120509) HM
49Maryland (Charles County), Port Tobacco — The Stones of MarylandThomas Stone National Historic Site — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
For almost four centuries, the Stone family of Maryland has contributed its talents and skills to the colony, the state, and the nation in its various capacities. From a signer of the Declaration of Independence to two governors of Maryland, to . . . Map (db m142895) HM
50Maryland (Charles County), Port Tobacco — Thomas StoneBorn 1744-Died 1787
Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Member of Congress 1775-1784. One time its presiding officer. He lies buried at his home “Haber de Venture” one mile south.Map (db m1002) HM
51Maryland (Charles County), Port Tobacco — Thomas Stone1743 - 1787
Signer of the Declaration of Independence Member of Congress Placed by the Maryland State Society Daughters of the American Revolution July 4, 1978Map (db m94358) HM
52Maryland (Charles County), Port Tobacco — Welcome to Haberdeventure!Thomas Stone National Historic Site — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
This property was the home of Thomas Stone, one of the Maryland signers of the Declaration of Independence. As a member of the Continental Congress, Stone also helped draft the Articles of Confederation that would ultimately lead to the creation of . . . Map (db m142893) HM
53Maryland (Frederick County), Buckeystown — “Carrollton”
Patented for 10,000 acres to Charles and Daniel Carroll, Mary and Ellinor Carroll 1st April 1724. It was from this tract that Charles Carroll assumed the title “Charles Carroll of Carrollton” when signing the Declaration of Independence.Map (db m136534) HM
54Maryland (Harford County), Abingdon — Gov. William PacaOld Post Road — Established 1666 —
Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Born October 31, 1740 on Chilberry Hall Farm 1¼ miles south of here. Died October 27, 1799.Map (db m129956) HM
55Maryland (Prince George's County), Hyattsville — The Declaration of Independence / President John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address
The Declaration of Independence On June 7, 1776, forty-four-year-old Richard Henry Lee, Senior Member of the Virginia Delegation, submitted a resolution to the Continental Congress:
Resolved, that these United Colonies . . . Map (db m145903) HM
56Maryland (Queen Anne's County), Carmichael — “Wye Plantation”
Home of William Paca, signer of the Declaration of Independence and twice Governor of Maryland. Born at Chilbury Hall, Harford County 1740. Died and lies buried here, 1799. The unusual house probably dates about 1740.Map (db m3137) HM
57Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Birthplace of Samuel Chase17 April 1741 - 19 June 1811 — ← —
Signer of the Declaration of Independence Judge of the General Court of MD. 1781 Judge of Baltimore County Court 1793 Judge of the U. S. Supreme Court 1796Map (db m3873) HM
58Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Mary's City — An End of Freedom but Persistence of Faith
When Maryland's governor ordered the chapel door locked in 1704 and the legislature passed the Act to Prevent the Growth of Popery, a new chapter in religion began in the colony. Catholics were barred from holding office and voting, were . . . Map (db m138756) HM
59Maryland (Talbot County), Trappe — Robert Morris, Sr.
Below this plaque lies the grave of Robert Morris, Sr., buried 1750. An ironmonger in Liverpool, England before he immigrated to Oxford, Maryland where he became a successful merchant and agent. Mr. Morris accumulated a fortune that he bequeathed . . . Map (db m3331) HM
60Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — John Adams
Farmer Lawyer Patriot Diplomat First Vice President Second President of the United States Side of Monument: There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public . . . Map (db m18052) HM
61Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — John Hancock Birth Site
On this site was born John Hancock January 23, 1737 Son of Reverend John Hancock, pastor of what is now the First Parish Church, Quincy On his father's death, he was adopted by his uncle — Boston's wealthiest . . . Map (db m118703) HM
62Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — John Hancock Birth Site
On this spot stood the dwelling wherein was born John Hancock President of the Congress of the United States XII January MDCCXXXVIIMap (db m119009) HM
63Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Benjamin Franklin
Front of Monument: Born in Boston, 17 January, 1706. Died in Philadelphia, 17 April, 1790. Right Side of Monument: Treaty of Peace and Independence 3 September, 1783 Rear of Monument: Eripuit Colo Tulmen Sceptrumque Tyrannis. Left . . . Map (db m18506) HM
64Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Granary Burying Ground1660
Within this ground are buried John Hancock, Samuel Adams and Robert Treat Paine, signers of the Declaration of Independence; Governors Richard Bellingham, William Dummer, James Bowdoin, Increase Sumner, James Sullivan and Christopher Gore; Lieut. . . . Map (db m18711) HM
65Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Samuel Adams
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66Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams 1722 – 1803 A patriot He organized the Revolution and signed the Declaration of Independence. A Statesman Incorruptible and Fearless Governor A true leader of the people. Erected A.D. 1880 from a fund bequeathed to the City of . . . Map (db m19013) HM
67Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Welcome to Granary Burying Ground
Welcome to Granary Burying Ground, one of the oldest historic sites in Boston! Famous, infamous, and unknown Bostonians are buried here. Men, women, children, Puritans, Anglicans, Catholics, English, French, Africans, patriots, Tories, printers, . . . Map (db m144157) HM
68Missouri (St. Louis County), Florissant — Thomas Jefferson13 April 1743 - 4 July 1826 (50th annv. of 1776)
Third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809; a principal American founding father & author of the Declaration of Independence; Father of the 1804 Louisiana Purchase that doubled the Nation's size bringing St. Ferdinand de Fleurissant into . . . Map (db m145346) HM
69New Hampshire (Hillsborough County), Merrimack — 079 — Matthew Thornton1714 - 1803
One of three New Hampshiremen to sign the Declaration of Independence, Matthew Thornton, physician, soldier, patriot, agitated against the Stamp Act of 1765, presided over the Provincial Congress in 1775, served in the State Senate and as an . . . Map (db m74577) HM
70New Hampshire (Rockingham County), Kingston — 046 — Josiah Bartlett— 1729–1795 —
Distinguished participant in the founding of the Republic as signer of the Declaration of Independence and Articles of Confederation, and prominent in this State as Chief Justice of two courts and first holder of the title of Governor. An innovator . . . Map (db m75245) HM
71New Jersey (Burlington County), Bordentown — Francis Hopkinson1737 - 1791
This tablet marks the home of a famous Revolutionary Patriot, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and originator of the Great Seal of New Jersey, member of Congress, a statesman, scientist, artist, musician and great satirist.Map (db m33453) HM
72New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Amwell — John Hart's Cave
Refuge of local signer of The Declaration of Independence while hiding from the British. His estate ransacked by Hessians, he was financially ruined and died in 1779.Map (db m30658) HM
73New Jersey (Mercer County), Hopewell — John HartSigner of The Declaration Of Independence
Farmstead site of the signer, who lived here 1742-1779. Without formal education, consulted by many, respected by all, "Honest John Hart" gave his property and his life for the cause of liberty. Farmer, miller, judge, speaker of the first New . . . Map (db m31798) HM
74New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — John Witherspoon1723 - 1794
Preacher “One of the most useful qualifications of a good minister is that he have a lively sense of religion upon his own heart.”             John Witherspoon Born in Gifford, Scotland, in 1723, Witherspoon was educated at the . . . Map (db m44842) HM
75New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Joseph Hewes
Born here, 1730, he later moved to North Carolina. He signed the Declaration of Independence for that state in 1776.Map (db m64113) HM
76New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Rev. John Witherspoon
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77New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Richard Stockton
A signer of the Declaration of Independence is buried in these grounds 1730 – 1781 --------------- Erected by The New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution 1913Map (db m44844) HM
78New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — The West Wing
The wing housing the kitchen and service quarters is the oldest part of the house, built by Richard Stockton, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, and his wife, Annis, in the mid-18th century. It was raised in height in the mid-19th . . . Map (db m10488) HM
79New Jersey (Mercer County), Trenton — George ClymerWe mutually pledge to each other our fortunes and our sacred honor
Signer of the Declaration of IndependenceMap (db m160177) HM
80New Jersey (Union County), Rahway — Abraham Clark
Grave site of Abraham Clark, Colonial Legislator, signer of Declaration of Independence, and long a member of Congress.Map (db m7787) HM
81New Jersey (Union County), Roselle — In Remembrance of Abraham Clark
In remembrance of Abraham Clark 1726 – 1794 A signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey He lived on this site during the formative period of the republic. __________ Erected by the New Jersey Society, Sons of the . . . Map (db m7782) HM
82New York (Albany County), Albany — Philip Livingston
One of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence was born on this site January 15, 1716 (O.S.) This tablet was erected under the auspices of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York by Philip . . . Map (db m116732) HM
83New York (Kings County), Brooklyn — Louis Valentine Jr. Ballfield / Carroll Park
This ballfield was named in honor of firefighter and lifeguard Louis Valentino Jr. (1958-1996) under a local law introduced by Councilmember Stephen DiBrenza and signed by Mayor Giuliani on June 25, 1996. Beginning with his early years in Red . . . Map (db m138273) HM
84New York (New York County), New York — Trinity ChurchExploring Downtown
Trinity was founded as the Church of England’s parish church for colonial New York, and its charter issued in 1697 by King William III, appointed as rector the Lord Bishop of London. Despite Trinity’s Royal beginnings, however, the church’s later . . . Map (db m127712) HM
85New York (Suffolk County), Mastic — Gen William Floyd
Signer of the Declaration of Independence Floyd Estate Administered By National Park Service Four Miles South In MasticMap (db m156340) HM
86North Carolina (Chowan County), Edenton — A-4 — Joseph Hewes
Signer of Declaration of Independence, leader in Continental Congress, merchant. His store was three blocks S.Map (db m34797) HM
87North Carolina (Granville County), Oxford — John Penn
North Carolina signer Declaration of Independence. Born Caroline County, Virginia 1741. Died Granville County, North Carolina 1787.Map (db m181038) HM
88North Carolina (Granville County), Stovall — G-1 — John Penn—1740–1788—
One of North Carolina’s three signers of the Declaration of Independence. His home stood three miles northeast.Map (db m27414) HM
89North Carolina (Guilford County), Greensboro — John Penn
John Penn Signer of the Declaration of Independence Placed by Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Inc.Map (db m81683) HM
90North Carolina (Guilford County), Greensboro — Signers Monument
In Memoriam William Hooper and John Penn delegates from North Carolina 1776 to the Continental Congress and signers of the Declaration of Independence. Their remains were reinterred here 1894. Hewes’ grave is lost. He was the third signer. . . . Map (db m34883) HM
91North Carolina (Guilford County), Greensboro — Signers of the DeclarationGuilford Courthouse National Military Park
This monument honors the three North Carolina delegates to the Continental Congress who signed the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776. Although Hooper and Penn were reburied here in 1894, they had no direct ties to the battle. The relation . . . Map (db m11891) HM
92North Carolina (Guilford County), Greensboro — William Hooper
William Hooper Signer of the Declaration of Independence Placed by Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Inc.Map (db m81686) HM
93North Carolina (New Hanover County), Wilmington — D-45 — William Hooper
One of North Carolina's three signers of the Declaration of Independence. Home was here.Map (db m28719) HM
94North Carolina (Orange County), Hillsborough — Nash-Hooper House
Nash–Hooper House has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the . . . Map (db m139763) HM
95North Carolina (Orange County), Hillsborough — G-4 — William Hooper1742 - 1790
One of North Carolina's three signers of the Declaration of Independence. His home is 150 yds. W. Was buried a few yds. W.Map (db m1586) HM
96North Carolina (Orange County), Hillsborough — William Hooper Esquire
William Hooper Esquire Signer Declaration of Independence July 4th, 1776 Sponsored by the Davie Poplar Chapter Erected by National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution of North Carolina 1937Map (db m139769) HM
97Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — Bird Mansion
William Bird c 1706-1761 In 1751, William Bird, pioneer ironmaster, built the stone mansion which now houses the Birdsboro Community Memorial Center. The home which faced the Schuylkill River, was conveniently situated across . . . Map (db m160550) HM
98Pennsylvania (Chester County), Franklin Township — Thomas McKean
The signer of the Declaration of Independence, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania and Governor, from 1799 to 1808, was born on this farm on March 19, 1734. Also active in the politics of Delaware, he encouraged Caesar Rodney to cast the deciding vote for . . . Map (db m39128) HM
99Pennsylvania (Cumberland County), Carlisle — Carlisle Public Square
Before the erection of Cumberland County - 1750 - this site was the intersection of the Indian trail leading from mountain to mountain across Groghan's Gap westward. With the laying out of Carlisle in 1751 the square became the center of the . . . Map (db m15866) HM
100Pennsylvania (Cumberland County), Carlisle — Dr. Benjamin RushFounder of Dickinson College
Entering this gateway to Dickinson College, you can see the statue of the college's founder, Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813). The bronze statue, which was erected in 2004, is a replica of a statue unveiled 100 years earlier at the Navy's Bureau of . . . Map (db m82795) HM

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