Famous Figures

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