Francis Hopkinson House

101 Farnsworth Ave. at Park Ave., Bordentown, New Jersey

Photo 

Francis Hopkinson House

3. Historic American Buildings Survey Nathaniel R. Ewan, Photographer March 10, 1936 VESTIBULE LOOKING TOWARDS STAIRWAY

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Description 

From 1774 until his death, this brick house was the residence of Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791), a signer of the Declaration of Independence, lawyer, author, and composer. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, July 17, 1971

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1971
Reference number
71000496
NR name
Hopkinson, Francis, House
Area of significance
Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Professional; Multiple dwelling
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant years
1750; 1773; 1791

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