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  • 1st Pen from the Sam Houston Pecan Tree

    This was the first time we worked with Pecan. It is a custom made pen, using 22K Gold Plate hardware and is made from the Sam Houston Pecan Tree……The house Sam Houston loved best was the one at Huntsville in which he resided for nearly twenty years.In the south corner of the spacious yard only the stump remains of this native pecan which grew into a beautiful tree of immense proportions. This magnificent tree died in 1974. According to Houston’s granddaughter, Mrs. Jennie Morrow Decker of Houston, her grandfather planted the tree in 1847. While returning from a trip, he...

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  • FREE SHIPPING

    Our customers spoke and we listened, the Historic Pen Company now provides FREE domestic shipping on all orders of $20.00 or more.  

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  • HPC in Civil War News, July 2013 Gettysburg Edition

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  • Belle Grove Plantation

    The Belle Grove Collection has been established to commemorate the extraordinary history that is Belle Grove Plantation in Port Conway, Virginia. Belle Grove Plantation is the birthplace of our 4th President and "Father of the Constitution", James Madison.  As well as being the ancestral home of his mother, Nelly Conway Madison, who returned home to her parents Belle Grove Plantation to give birth to her first child, Founding Father and future President: James Madison, Belle Grove history is intertwined with that of Virginia from its colonial beginnings in 1668, through the Civil War where the Port Royal/Port Conway area saw constant movement of Union and Confederate Troops.   Although its Civil War history is...

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  • Atlantic City Boardwalk Pens......

    The Historic Pen Company's Master Pen Maker, has just completed the first 5 pens produced from wood salvaged from Atlantic City's world famous boardwalk. Although HPC was able to salvage several types of wood representing different era's of construction, maintenance, replacement and repair including pine, cedar, oak and other varities, this first group of pens were made from the tropical hardwood Ipe.   Whether finished with 24K gold plated or rhodium and titanium hardware, our Atlantic City Boardwalk Collection are beautiful yet functioning works of art.

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  • Tuckerton Seaport product now available

    HPC is proud to release the the first series of product available in our online store and in the Museum Gift Shop at the Bayman's Museum and Tuckerton Seaport in Tuckerton, NJ. A limited edition line of magnets, bookmarks and ornaments made from wood taken from one of the seaport's dismantled sneakbox boats have been designed and created by HPC to help support the Bayman's Museum and Tuckerton Seaport. Like all HPC product, these heirloom and commemorative items are limited in quantity and Made in America. Although not currently available, HPC artisans will also be hand crafting a series of pen...

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