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Captain James Lawrence House

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This is the birthplace of the American naval hero of the War of 1812. As commander of the USS Chesapeake when it suffered a beating from the HMS Shannon, the mortally wounded Lawrence issued his famous last command, "Don't give up the ship." The house, refurbished in the early 19th century style of the area, also contains costumes and toys.

Location: 459 High St, Burlington New Jersey 08016

Other History nearby:
(Philadelphia) American Swedish Historical Museum
(New Castle) Amstel House
(Philadelphia) Atwater Kent Museum-Philadelphia History
(Philadelphia) B Free Franklin Post Office & Museum
(Princeton) Bainbridge House
(Tuckerton) Barnegat Bay Decoy and Baymen's Museum

11/19 Coming to The Burlington area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 You can claim Dover, Delaware, the capital city of the First State, as your state capital during the 80th anniversary celebration of the Dover Days Festival!.