By Person - Collection
These are Pens made from trees growing at the homes or final resting places of famous people. You can chose a specific person below or browse through the entire collection of pens directly associated to the famous gathered here.
The Benjamin Franklin Holly – form the Holly growing next to the final resting place of Benjamin Franklin
William Penn – Major contributor to law, government, and religion, Founder of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia.
The Benjamin Rush Oak – Physician, Educator, Abolitionist, Writer, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, Founder of Dickinson College.
George Clymer – Philadelphia Businessman, Banker, first president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, one of only 6 to sign both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.
Robert Morris – the “Financier of the American Revolution,” Philadelphia Businessman, Banker, Shipping magnate who lost more of his own ships during the Revolutionary war than were in most navies at the time, one of only 6 men to sign both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution, at the beginning of the war the wealthiest man in the colonies who spent nearly two years in debtors prison at the end of his career.
Thomas Paine – “The Father of the American Revolution,” Writer whose pen was mightier than the sword, involved in both the American and French Revolutions.
Richard Stockton – The only signer of the Declaration of Independence, captured by the British.