Plaque project completed with 56 markers for Signers

The Board of Governors received the following report at their spring meeting in Charlottesville, Va., on March 31, 2017.

“We as an organization are forever indebted to Grace Staller for her incredible 13-year effort to commemorate and honor our ancestors.  She overcame many obstacles and as a result we are pleased to report that all 56 Signers now have a plaque or cenotaph installed at an appropriate location to commemorate their heroic sacrifice.”

Following is an alphabetical listing of the Signers and the location of their plaques or cenotaph:

  • John Adams– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Samuel Adams– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Josiah Bartlett–Universalist Church, Kingston, NH, plaque at his homestead owned by DSDI member Ruth Albert
  • Carter Braxton– Plaque at Chericoke, family estate owned by Alice Siegel, Richmond
  • Charles Carroll of Carrolton– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Samuel Chase– Old St. Paul’s Cemetery, Baltimore, MD
  • Abraham Clark– Rahway Cemetery, Rahway, NJ
  • George Clymer– Friends Meeting House, Trenton, NJ
  • William Ellery– Common Ground Cemetery, Newport, RI
  • William Floyd– Presbyterian Cemetery, Westernville, NY
  • Benjamin Franklin– Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA
  • Elbridge Gerry– Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Button Gwinnett– Signers’ Monument, Augusta, GA
  • Lyman Hall– Signers’ Monument, Augusta, GA
  • John Hancock– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Benjamin Harrison– Berkeley Plantation Family Home, Charles City, VA
  • John Hart– Old Baptist Meeting House, Hopewell, NJ
  • Joseph Hewes– Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA
  • Thomas Heyward, Jr.– St. Luke’s Church, Jasper County, SC
  • William Hooper– Guilford Courthouse NMP, Greensboro, NC
  • Stephen Hopkins– Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA
  • Francis Hopkinson– Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA
  • Samuel Huntington– Old Norwitchtown Cemetery, New London, CT.
  • Thomas Jefferson– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Francis Lightfoot Lee– Tayloe family estate, Warsaw, VA
  • Richard Henry Lee– Burnt House Fields, Coles Point, VA
  • Francis Lewis– Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, NY
  • Philip Livingston– Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, PA
  • Thomas Lynch Jr.– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington DC
  • Thomas McKean– Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA
  • Arthur Middleton– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Lewis Morris– St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Bronx, NY
  • Robert Morris– Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA
  • John Morton– Old St. Paul’s Cemetery, Chester, PA
  • Thomas Nelson, Jr.–Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • William Paca– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Robert Treat Paine– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • John Penn– Guilford Courthouse NMP, Greensboro, NC
  • George Read– Immanuel Episcopal Churchyard, New Castle, DE
  • Caesar Rodney– Christ Episcopal Churchyard, Dover, DE
  • George Ross–Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA
  • Edward Rutledge– St. Philip’s Church, Charleston, SC
  • Benjamin Rush– Christ Church, Philadelphia. PA
  • Roger Sherman– Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, CT
  • James Smith– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Richard Stockton– Cenotaph, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Thomas Stone– Thomas Stone National Historic Site, Port Tobacco, MD
  • George Taylor– Easton Cemetery, Easton, PA
  • Matthew Thornton– Thornton’s Ferry Cemetery, Merrimack, NH
  • George Walton– Signers’ Monument. Augusta, GA
  • William Whipple– North Cemetery, Portsmouth, NH
  • William Williams– Old Cemetery, Lebanon, CT
  • James Wilson– Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA
  • John Witherspoon– Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, NJ
  • Oliver Wolcott– East Cemetery, Litchfield, CT
  • George Wythe– St. John’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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