James Fenimore Cooper House, Burlington N.J.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
James Fenimore Cooper House, Burlington N.J.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00415
Title: James Fenimore Cooper House, Burlington N.J.
Historic Street Address: 457 High Street, Burlington, NJ
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection



The semi-detached house on the far-right in this photograph is the birthplace of James Fenimore Cooper, America's first novelist. The author of The Last of the Mohicans was born here at 457 High Street, Burlington, N.J., in 1789. The adjoining house on the right side is the birthplace of Captain James Lawrence, naval war hero of the War of 1812.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-74.856822
Geocode Latitude:40.075993

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851
Lawrence, James, 1781-1813
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler