Francis Hopkinson House

The Francis Hopkinson House is where Francis Hopkinson, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and his wife Ann Borden lived from 1774 until his death in 1791.

He created several patriotic songs of the time. He also contributed some design details to the Great Seal of the United States. as well as the American Flag

The house was to be burned by the British in 1778, but was spared by a Hessian officer's appreciation of Hopkinson's library.

It is currently a law office.

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