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By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home
Connecticut (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 - 1948 — Map (db m28400) HM
Connecticut (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
Connecticut (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
Connecticut (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
Connecticut (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
Delaware (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
Delaware (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
Delaware (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
Delaware (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

Delaware (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
Delaware (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 . . . — Map (db m107935) HM

District 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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (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
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — Tarver-Maynard House
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Indiana (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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland, Baltimore — 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
Maryland (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 m1762) HM
Maryland (Charles County), Port Tobacco — Thomas Stone
Born 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
Maryland (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, 1978 — Map (db m94358) HM
Maryland (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 m90487) HM
Maryland (Harford County), Abingdon — Gov. William PacaOld Post Road — Established 1666
Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Born October 31, 1740 on Chilberry Hall Farm 1Ľ miles south of here. Died October 27, 1799. — Map (db m1249) HM
Maryland (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
Maryland (Somerset County), Princess Anne — Birthplace of Samuel Chase
17 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 1796 — Map (db m3873) HM
Maryland (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
Massachusetts (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
Massachusetts (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
Massachusetts (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
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Samuel Adams
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Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams 1722 – 1803 A patriot He organized the Revolution and signed the Declaration of Independence. Right Side of Monument: A Statesman Incorruptible and Fearless Left Side of Monument: Governor A true leader of the people. . . . — Map (db m19013) HM
Massachusetts (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 m18769) HM
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Rev. John Witherspoon
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New 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 1913 — Map (db m44844) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Trenton — George Clymer
(Headstone): George Clymer Signer of the Declaration of Independence Born Philadelphia June 10, 1738 Died Morrisville January 23, 1813 (Footstone): George Clymer Signer of the Constitution of the United . . . — Map (db m4007) HM
New 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
New 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
New 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 m19701) HM
North 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
North 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
North 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
North 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
North 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
North 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
North 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
North Carolina (Orange County), Hillsborough — G-4 — William Hooper — 1742 – 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
Pennsylvania (Chester County), New London — 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
Pennsylvania (Cumberland County), Carlisle — James Wilson
Early Carlisle lawyer, and representative to Continental Congress, occupied house that stood on this site. He was a signed of the Declaration of Independence, and one of the framers of the Constitution of U.S. — Map (db m30300) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Chester — John Morton
Top Plaque John Morton Signer of the Declaration of Independence 1724 - 1777 Center Plaque John Morton Signer of the Declaration of Independence placed by Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Inc. Bottom Plaque John . . . — Map (db m14781) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Chester — Old Swedish Burial Ground
Site of first St. Paul's Episcopal Church, built in 1702. The grave of John Morton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence is located just south of here. — Map (db m14768) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Ridley Park — John Morton
Site of the birthplace of John Morton (1724-1777) signer of the Declaration of Independence. As delegate to the Continental Congress, his ballot, with that of Franklin and James Wilson, committed Pennsylvania to the cause of independence by one vote. — Map (db m14948) HM
Pennsylvania (Indiana County), Indiana — Indiana County
Formed March 30, 1803 from Westmoreland and Lycoming counties, and once densely forested. Its name memorializes the first inhabitants. County seat, Indiana, was laid out 1805 on land given by George Clymer, signer of the Declaration of Independence. — Map (db m40564) HM
Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Lancaster — George Ross
Soldier, ardent patriot, jurist, and a Signer of the Declaration of Independence, settled at Lancaster about 1751. Site of his country house, now marked by monument, is on Ross Street, nine blocks north. Died, 1779. — Map (db m5227) HM
Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Lancaster — St. James' Church (Episcopal)
Founded 1744. Original structure built 1746-53; this building begun 1820. George Ross, signer of the Declaration of Independence, was vestryman. Buried here are the patriots Edward Shippen, William Atlee, Edward Hand, and Jasper Yeates. — Map (db m5204) HM
Pennsylvania (Lehigh County), Catasauqua — George Taylor(1716-1781)
Signer, Declaration of Independence, lived here. Delegate to Continental Congress, appointed July 1776. In the provincial Assembly (elected 1764) he opposed a royal government. An ironmaster. House built 1768; a National Historic Landmark. — Map (db m85375) HM
Pennsylvania (Northampton County), Easton — George Taylor
One of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, member of Continental Congress, ironmaster, lived in this house built in 1757 by William Parsons, Surveyor-General. First occupied by Parsons. — Map (db m29777) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Benjamin Rush(1745-1813)
Physician, humanitarian, educator, patriot leader. He signed the Declaration of Independence, opposed slavery, and supported public health & social reforms. Known as "Father of American Psychiatry." His house of birth stood here until 1969. — Map (db m82038) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Benjamin Rush, M.D.1745 - 1813
Father of American Psychiatry Signer of the Declaration of Independence Heroic Physician, Teacher, Humanitarian Physician General of the Continental Army Physician to the Pennsylvania Hospital Professor of Physic, University of Pennsylvania Erected . . . — Map (db m106480) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Christ Church
Founded, 1695. Erection of present building begun in 1727. Bells were brought from England in 1754. Among the noted persons buried here are James Wilson and Robert Morris, Signers of the Declaration of Independence, and Bishop White. — Map (db m9330) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Christ Church1695
The very existence of Christ Church and the elegant majesty of this building is a testament to the success of William Penn's "Holy Experiment." His Charter of Privileges allowed all denominations freedom of worship, even the Church of England from . . . — Map (db m9331) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Christ Church
Whereas the honorable Continental Congress have resolved to declare the American Colonies to be free and independent states ... it will be proper to omit those petitions from the liturgy wherein the King of Great Britain is prayed for ... . . . — Map (db m9354) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Christ Church Burial Ground1719
Christ Church Burial Ground is most famous as the final resting place of Benjamin Franklin, a man who captured the spirit of his age and of the city. Franklin's genius touched nearly every aspect of Philadelphia's life and produced many . . . — Map (db m9315) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Chronology of Benjamin Franklin
1706 Born at Boston, January 17. 1723 Removed to Philadelphia. 1729 Editor of Pennsylvania Gazette. 1730 Appointed Public Printer. 1731 Founded the Philadelphia Library. 1736 Organized the first Philadelphia Fire Company. 1737 Appointed Postmaster . . . — Map (db m9318) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Declaration Chamber
Here the Continental Congress sat from the date it convened, May 10, 1775, until the close of the Revolution except when in 1776-7 it sat in Baltimore and in 1777-9 in Lancaster and York, due to the temporary occupation of Philadelphia by the . . . — Map (db m9269) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Declaration of Independence Signators
To the memory of five of its members James Wilson Thomas McKean George Ross John Witherspoon Philip Livingston who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 The St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia organized in 1747 . . . — Map (db m107633) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Francis Hopkinson(Grave)
Signer of the Declaration of Independence September 21, 1737 May 9, 1791 Patriot~Jurist~Essayist~Churchman Member of the Continental Congress of 1776 Provincial Councilor of New Jersey Signer of the Declaration Chairman of the Continental Navy . . . — Map (db m98734) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — George Ross
Born:   May 10, 1730   -   New Castle, Del. Died: July 14, 1779   -   Philadelphia, Pa. He served in the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1777 and was 46 years old when he signed the Declaration of Independence. Buried: Christ Churchyard, Phila., . . . — Map (db m106475) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Independence Hall
No stranger ever comes to Philadelphia without paying a visit to this structure, and no public edifice exists among us, which is cherished so warmly in the feelings of the citizens. Views of Philadelphia, 1838 The building in front of you . . . — Map (db m61097) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Joseph Hewes
Born:   January 23, 1730 Died: November 10, 1779 Delegate to all five Provincial Congresses Member Continental Congress   1774 - 1777 – 1779 Signer of Declaration of Independence from North Carolina First Executive Head of the Navy . . . — Map (db m106454) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Resting Place of Seven Signers of the Declaration of Independence
In the Burial Ground of this Church rest the remains of Seven Signers of the Declaration of Independence Benjamin Franklin             Benjamin Rush MD Obit 1796                                Obit . . . — Map (db m76078) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Robert Morris
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Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Robert Morris (1734 - 1806)Financier of the Revolution
Robert Morris risked his life, wealth, and reputation to help create the United States of America. A patriot, he signed the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and U.S. Constitution. An immigrant orphaned at 16, Robert Morris . . . — Map (db m9223) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Thomas McKean
Signer of the Declaration of Independence Placed by Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Inc. [ Grave Stone Inscription ] McKean Family Vault Beneath this marble are the remains of Thomas McKean One of the . . . — Map (db m41052) HM
Pennsylvania (York County), York — James Smith
A signer of the Declaration of Independence, delegate to Continental Congress, Colonel of Associators, lawyer and ironmaster, lies buried in this churchyard. — Map (db m4592) HM
Pennsylvania (York County), York — Philip Livingston
One of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence; died in June, 1778, while attending Continental Congress as delegate from New York. His grave is about 300 feet west of here. — Map (db m4599) HM
Rhode Island (Newport County), Newport — John Adams1735 – 1826
Second President of the United States in whose honor this Fort was named. July 4th, 1799 — Map (db m48085) HM
South Carolina (Beaufort County), Beaufort — Thomas Heyward, Jr.
South Carolina 1746 - 1809 Soldier - Statesman Signer of The Declaration Of Independence — Map (db m5940) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Edward Rutledge
Signer of the Declaration of Independence Placed by Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Inc. — Map (db m67962) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Laurens - Rutledge House117 Broad Street
This Georgian style residence was built for James Laurens (1728-1784) by Charleston architect-builders Miller & Fullerton on property once part of Dr. Samuel Carne's 18th century orange garden. Laurens was a Charleston merchant and the brother of . . . — Map (db m27467) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-6 — St. Philip's Church
Here in the churchyard of St. Philip's are buried Charles Pinckney (1757-1824) Signer of the United States Constitution and author of the famous "Pinckney Draught" Governor of South Carolina U.S. Senator & Congressman . . . — Map (db m27541) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Thomas Heyward, Jr.House, circa 1803
A South Carolina Signer of the Declaration of Independence Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m48086) HM
South Carolina (Dorchester County), Summerville — 18-4 — Middleton Place / Arthur Middleton
(Front text) Middleton Place These famous gardens were laid out about 1741 by Henry Middleton (1717-84), President of Continental Congress. His son Arthur, Signer of the Declaration Of Independence, lived here as did his son Henry . . . — Map (db m16281) HM
South Carolina (Georgetown County), Georgetown — 22-3 — Hopsewee
Thomas Lynch, Jr., signer of the Declaration Of Independence, was born here Aug. 5, 1749. He was elected from St. James Parish, Santee, to 1st Provincial Congress, Dec. 19, 1774; to 2nd Provincial Congress, Aug. 7-8, 1775; to the Continental . . . — Map (db m16299) HM
South Carolina (Jasper County), Grahamville — 27-7 — Tomb of Thomas Heyward, Jr.1746-1809
Member of South Carolina Provincial Congress and Council of Safety and of Continental Congress. Signer of Declaration of Independence and Articles of Confederation and captain of militia at Battle of Port Royal and Siege of Charleston. Prisoner of . . . — Map (db m6415) HM
South Carolina (Jasper County), Old House — Thomas Heyward Jr.
[ Emblem The Signers Of The Declaration Of Independence, Inc ] ( We Mutually Pledge To Each Other Our Lives Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor) Thomas Heyward Jr. Signer Of The Declaration Of Independence Placed . . . — Map (db m17057) HM
Virginia (Albemarle County), Charlottesville — Thomas Jefferson
Here was born Thomas Jefferson April 13, 1743 Lover of LibertyMap (db m68666) HM
Virginia (Albemarle County), Shadwell — W-202 — Shadwell, Birthplace of Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson—author of the Declaration of Independence, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia—was born near this site on 13 April 1743. His father, Peter Jefferson (1708–1757), a . . . — Map (db m17306) HM
Virginia (Charles City County), Charles City — V-7 — Berkeley and Harrison's Landing
A short distance south. The place was first settled in 1619 but was abandoned. It was repatented in 1636. Benjamin Harrison, signer of the Declaration of Independence, lived here; his son, William Henry Harrison, President of the United States, was . . . — Map (db m30225) HM
Virginia (Charles City County), Charles City — V-7 — Berkeley Plantation or Harrison's Landing
A short distance south, it was first settled in 1619, when the first Thanksgiving was held here. The present mansion, built in 1726, was the birthplace of Benjamin Harrison, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and President William Henry . . . — Map (db m9284) HM
Virginia (Charles City County), Kimages — PA-250 — Benjamin Harrison
Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791) - Virginia planter, politician, and signer of the Declaration of Independence - was born at nearby Berkeley plantation. He first served in the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1752, though elected in 1749, and remained in . . . — Map (db m86174) HM
Virginia, Charlottesville — W-200 — Monticello
Three miles to the southeast, Thomas Jefferson began the house in 1770 and finished it in 1802. He brought his bride to it in 1772. Lafayette visited it in 1825. Jefferson spent his last years there and died there, July 4, 1826. His tomb is there. . . . — Map (db m65069) HM
Virginia, Charlottesville — Thomas Jefferson Monument
Proclaim Liberty throughtout the land unto the inhabitants thereof —Leviticus XXIV. This monument to Thomas Jefferson was presented to the people to perpetuate the teachings and examples of the Founders of the . . . — Map (db m8805) HM
Virginia, Hampton — WY-100 — Chesterville Plantation
One mile north is Chesterville, birthplace of George Wythe (1726-1806), a prominent Virginia attorney, judge, legislator, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. Wythe inherited the family plantation in the 1750s and operated it until the . . . — Map (db m73768) HM
Virginia, Hampton — W-85 — Wythe’s Birthplace
Eight miles north George Wythe, Revolutionary Leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born, 1726. — Map (db m10634) HM
Virginia (King and Queen County), King and Queen Court House — OB-10 — Newington
A mile south on the Mattapony River is the site of Newington, birthplace of Carter Braxton, (born September 10, 1736), signer of the Declaration of Independence. In earlier times, Colonel Jacob Lumpkin, supporter of Governor Berkeley in Bacon's . . . — Map (db m25260) HM
Virginia (King William County), West Point — OC-26 — Home of Signer
Carter Braxton, signer of the Declaration of Independence, lived at West Point 1777-1786 after fire destroyed his plantation Chericoke, upriver on the Pamunkey. The town house no longer stands. From West Point Braxton channeled war goods to Patriot . . . — Map (db m17602) HM
Virginia, Richmond — George Wythe
Site of the home of George Wythe, Signer of the Declaration of Independence — Map (db m47016) HM
Virginia, Richmond — George Wythe
This tablet is dedicated to mark the site where lie the mortal remains of George Wythe Born 1726 - Died 1806 Jurist and Statesman Teacher of Randolph Jefferson and Marshall First Professor of Law in the United States . . . — Map (db m76535) HM
Virginia (Richmond County), Warsaw — J-73 — Menokin
Near here is Menokin, home of Francis Lightfoot Lee, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Lee was a member of the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1779 and died at Menokin in 1797. — Map (db m23272) HM
Virginia (Westmoreland County), Hague — JT-6 — Richard Henry Lee’s Grave
A mile and a half north, in the Lee burying ground, is the grave of Richard Henry Lee, who died, June 19, 1794. Lee was one of the first leaders of the American Revolution. On June 7, 1776, he introduced a resolution in the Continental Congress for . . . — Map (db m22395) HM
Virginia (Westmoreland County), Lerty — J-76 — Stratford and Chantilly
Two miles east is Stratford, built about 1725 by Thomas Lee (1690–1750), president of the Virginia Council and father of Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee, both signers of the Declaration of Independence. Here also was born Robert . . . — Map (db m22349) HM
Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — Z-89 — Carroll County / Wythe County
Carroll County Area 458 Square Miles Formed in 1842 from Grayson, and named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the Declaration of Independence. New River runs through this County. Wythe County Area 479 Square . . . — Map (db m24972) HM

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