Patience Wright

Born on Long Island in 1725, Patience moved to Bordentown at age 4. In her home at 100 Farnsworth Avenue, Patience developed a talent for sculpting in both wax and dough. In 1772 she traveled to London to work in the royal court as a sculptress. During the American Revolution she provided information overheard in King George III’s Court to the Continental Congress, becoming the first female US spy.