Site of Governor William Franklin's Home

Site of Governor William Franklin's Home (HM1SB8)

Location: Willingboro, NJ 08046 Burlington County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 0.97', W 74° 53.2'

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William Franklin, son of Benjamin Franklin, and last royal governor of New Jersey, had his country home here and owned the property from 1770-1785. As a boy he participated in the lightning experiment with his father. Appointed governor in 1763 by George III, he was arrested in June 1776 by the provincial congress for his loyalist sympathies. He died in England in 1813.
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HM NumberHM1SB8
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 509671 N 4429557
Decimal Degrees40.01616667, -74.88666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 0.97', W 74° 53.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 0' 58.2" N, 74° 53' 12" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 493-499 Beverly Rancocas Rd, Willingboro NJ 08046, US
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