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Bordentown - Hopkinson House (Joseph)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy
N 40° 08.913 W 074° 42.816
18T E 524393 N 4444284
Quick Description: Both Joseph Hopkinson who wrote "Hail Colombia" and Francis Hopkinson who signed the Declaration of indenpence lived here.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 3/6/2006 11:19:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM8EG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member chstress53
Views: 23

Long Description:
Hopkinson, Joseph (1770-1842) — Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 12, 1770. Son of Francis Hopkinson. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1815-19; member of New Jersey state legislature, 1821; federal judge, 1828; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837. Died January 15, 1842. Interment at Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery, Bordentown, N.J.

Marker Name: Hopkinson House

Marker Type: Official NJ State

Marker text:
This was the home of Joseph Hopkinson 1770-1842. Scholor - Statesman - Jurist Inspirer of the arts Author of Hail Columbia


Dedication Date: 07/04/1930

City: Bordentown

County: Burlington

Group responsible for placement: DAR

Web Link: [Web Link]

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