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This is registered pen number E-AMC2728, from a tree that is growing on the grounds of the Old Barracks where many of the Hessians were quartered during the 1st Battle of Trenton.


The first Battle of Trenton was an amazing feat that snatched victory from the jaws of defeat and was the first of three battles that turned the diminishing and retreating colonial forces into an inspiration for the cause of freedom. This comes from a tree that is growing on the grounds of the Old Barracks, a preserved historic site, where many of the Hessians were quartered during this famous battle. This is a site well worth visiting in person or on line at

Of course Trenton residents and workers. Students, teachers, and enthusiasts of American history. Pen collectors, and collectors and investors in history objects. Military personnel, Government workers and politicians, their staff and supporters. Anyone who appreciates the unique, or just simple beauty.

To help you find pens from specific historic sites I have put together these links.

Summerseat - - Home of two signers of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution and the “Financier of the Revolution” - and Washington’s Headquarters, December 1776.

Christ Church Burial Ground -- Final resting place of 5 signers of the Declaration of Independence, including Benjamin Franklin.

George Clymer -- One of only 6 men who signed both the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution.

Battle of Trenton (1st) - - The amazing first battle of the Ten Crucial Days that turned the revolutionary war back from certain defeat.

Battle of Princeton -- The third battle of the Ten Crucial Days that turned the revolutionary war back from certain defeat. The first recorded land battle of the US Marines.

Mercer Oak -- The famous 300 year old witness tree of the Battle of Princeton.

Thomas Paine -- Known as the “Father of the Revolution” for his writings leading to and during the American Revolution.

Valley Forge -- George Washington’s famous winter encampment where his troops became an Armey, capable of standing against the best Europe had to offer.

William Penn -- Founded the first colony to guarantee the right to a fair trial and freedom of religion - Pennsylvania. Founder and Planer of Philadelphia.


Like most things this has two sides. A light buff side and a courser dark side. It is a twist action Ball Point pen that uses a Cross refill available at any stationary. The metal finish is a sealed 24kt gold.


Each pen comes suspended in a box suitable for gift giving (gold with a clear top) and a parchment paper pamphlet giving a history of this famous battle and it’s role in the American War for Independence.


These pens are meant to be used, but they are also meant to be collectable and passed on to succeeding generations or among friends. Therefore each is given a unique, recorded collectors number. Along with the number I keep 4 high resolution photos for future authentication identification if needed. These pictures are also sent along with the pen on the accompanying authentication and continuing provenance card. The continuing provenance card is there for each successive owner to sign and give this pen a family history of its own over the years. So if you are giving this pen as a gift you should sign the first slot to start its history trail.

Sites I now have available are:
Princeton Battlefield
The Mercer Oak
Battle of Trenton (1st)
Valley Forge
Christ Church Burial Ground
The Benjamin Rush Oak
George Clymer
Thomas Paine
William Pen

I will continue to add more.
The second Battle of Trenton
Washington’s Crossing
Richard Stockton - Morven
Monmouth Battlefield
The Benjamin Franklin Holly
And others

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Battle of Trenton Patriots of Freedom Pen


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: wood, 24kt gold finish, cross type refill, turned, Educational material, Historic wood
  • Ships from United States to select countries.
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