Thomas Paine Monument

Thomas Paine Monument (HM2WH)

Location: Bordentown, NJ 08505 Burlington County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 8.972', W 74° 42.949'

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Thomas Paine (1739 - 1809)
Father of the American Revolution

(Northeast face of Monument Base):
Paine's words and deeds put the concepts of independence, equality, democracy, abolution of slavery, representative government and a constitution with a bill of rights on the American agenda.

(Southwest face of Monument Base):
"I had rather see my horse button in his own stable, or eating the grass of Bordentown, than see all the pomp and show of Europe." - Letter from Europe 1789.

(Northwest face of Monument Base):
Paine considered Bordentown his home; it is here he invented his bridge.
Dedicated to the people of Bordentown from the Bordentown Historical Society. 6-7-97
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HM NumberHM2WH
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByBordentown Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 3:27am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 524204 N 4444392
Decimal Degrees40.14953333, -74.71581667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.972', W 74° 42.949'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 58.32" N, 74° 42' 56.94" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4 Prince St, Bordentown NJ 08505, US
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