Famous Figures

Born in North Oxford Massachusetts on Christmas Day 1821 Clara Barton arrived into a large family of teachers and educators. Read more
Francis Hopkinson, member of the Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of Independence lived in this town. His beautiful Read more
Several years after the banishing of his family from France in 1816, arriving under vigilant disguise as the Count de Read more
In 1717 Joseph Borden settled here, bought up a substantial part of the land and changed the town’s name to Read more
A woman ahead of her time Patience Lovell Wright was born on Long Island in 1725. She moved to Bordentown Read more
Richard Watson Gilder was born on February 8, 1844 at Bordentown, New Jersey. He was the son of Jane (Nutt) Read more
Stephen Sayre was born in Long Island, graduated from Princeton University and served as a captain of militia in the Read more
Born in Binghamton NY May 18 1823 she died in Trenton NJ at the Quaker Nursing home July 7, 1900. Read more
Thomas Paine was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary. He authored the two most influential pamphlets Read more