Thomas Farnsworth

  • The first permanent European settler of what would later become Bordentown was Thomas Farnsworth. In 1682 he built his cabin overlooking the Delaware River and established “Farnsworth’s Landing” as a center for trade and commerce in the area. Remnants of the original cabin still exist as part of a larger, later house on the northwest corner of Park and Prince Streets.

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  • The first permanent European settler of what would later become Bordentown was Thomas Farnsworth. In 1682 he built his cabin overlooking the Delaware River and established “Farnsworth’s Landing” as a center for trade and commerce in the area. Remnants of the original cabin still exist as part of a larger, later house on the northwest corner of Park and Prince Streets.