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Button Gwinnett

Born: 1735

Birthplace: Down Hatherly, England

Signed On: 8/2/1776

Signed For: Georgia

Died: 5/19/1777

Fun Facts:

  • Gwinnett was killed in a duel with his long time rival Lachlan McIntosh just over a year after signing the Declaration.

  • Because of its rarity, his signature is the most valuable of the 56 signers.

  • A map of the signs of Button Gwinnett

     
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    • Pinch to zoom or use the + / - buttons at the top left to zoom in or out.
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