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Delaware Historical MarkersGateway to Freedom: The Tilly Escape-(SC-233)-Seaford, DE

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Located at Market Street and High Street, Seaford

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location: Delaware

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersHiram Lodge No. 21 A.F&A.M.-(SC-260)-Seaford, DE

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Located on High Street near Church Street, Seaford

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location: Delaware

date approved: 8/1/2020

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Delaware Historical MarkersCow Marsh Primitive Baptist Church-(KC-95)-Sandtown, DE

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Located on Willow Grove Road (DE 10) near Mt. Olive Cemetery Road, Sandtown

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersSite Of Kent County’s First Presbyterian Church-(KC-94)-Dover, DE

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Located on South Governor's Avenue south of West North Street, Dover

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersLafayette (NC-51) - Christiana, DE

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General Lafayette enroute to Virginia, to command expedition against Benedict Arnold, landed 1500 troops here, with cannon, stores, and ammunition, March 2, 1781.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/14/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersThe Last Mustering of The First Delaware Regiment (NCC-231) - Christiana, DE

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The Last Mustering of The First Delaware Regiment-An Act of the Second Continental Congress established the Delaware Regiment on December 9th, 1775.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/14/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersDelaware State Fair (KC-51) - Harrington, DE

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Delaware State Fair-In 1919 local residents held several meetings to discuss the establishment of a fair. On January 12, 1920, the Kent and Sussex County Fair Association was organized.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/14/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersHome of Judge Thomas White – Refuge of Francis Asbury (KC-46) - Harrington, DE

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Home of Judge Thomas White – Refuge of Francis Asbury-Near this site stood the home of Judge Thomas White, member of the Colonial Maryland legislature and Delaware House of Assembly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/14/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersSt. Paul African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church (KC-122) - Harrington, DE

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St. Paul AME was established as a congregation in 1830. Members met in congregants’ houses and public spaces before building a church. Construction of the church began in 1895 on New Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/14/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersObservation Tower at Big Stone Beach (KC-115) - Milford, DE

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Observation Tower at Big Stone Beach-The metal observation tower at Big Stone Beach was one of five constructed in Delaware between World wars I and II to reinforce nearby Fort Saulsbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/13/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersTown of Farmington (KC-127) - Farmington, DE

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The Town of Farmington was first settled in 1851 as Flatiron. In 1855, the Delaware Railroad built a station at a crossroads in the community near the home of Governor William Tharp.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/13/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersLaws Chapel (KC-120) - Felton, DE

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Laws Chapel-In 1802, Joshua Laws donated this land for the construction of a Methodist Episcopal chapel. Named in honor of Laws, the church served the local community until 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersColonel John Haslet (KC-114) - Milford, DE

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Colonel John Haslet-A native of Ulster, Ireland, John Haslet was born circa 1728 and emigrated to America about 1757. After playing an active role in the Pennsylvania militia during the French and Indian War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersImmigrant Jewish Farms (KC-58) - Viola, DE

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Delaware’s first Jewish farmers, Isaac and Ida Beinoff, settled here in 1897.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersSamuel D. Burris (KC-118) - Wyoming, DE

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Samuel D. Burris, a free African-American conductor on the Underground Railroad resided in the Willow Grove area during the 1840s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersFormer site of Whitehall Plantation (KC-123) - Smyrna, DE

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Former site of Whitehall Plantation once owned by the Chew family, contained over 400 acres of land and was worked solely by enslaved labor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersSchool District No. 5 (K-102) - Smyrna, DE

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School District No. 5 (K-102)-In 1829 the Delaware General Assembly enacted legislation resulting in the establishment of a public school system. One of these was School District #5, which was created.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/11/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersOriginal Site of the White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church (NC-232) - Newark, DE

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White Clay Creek Church existed prior to 1718, meeting in a small log cabin at this site. It is located at 1418 Old Coach Road, Newark DE 19711

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/11/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersLouis L. Redding Comprehensive High School (NCC-240) - Middletown, DE

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The Louis L. Redding Comprehensive High School opened in 1953 and served African American students in grades 1-12 in the Middletown area. The marker is located on the school grounds at 201 New Street, Middletown, DE 19709 on the E Lake Street side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/23/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersWitherspoon Tavern (NCC-237) - Middletown, DE

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Witherspoon Tavern-David Witherspoon, born in Ireland, built this tavern in 1761 as a midpoint between waterways to the east and west. 12 W. Main Street, Middletown, DE 19709.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/22/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersDover Downs (KC-129) - Dover, DE

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Dover Downs began as a dual-purpose racing facility that featured a horse racing track built within Dover International Speedway. The marker is on the right as you enter Dover Downs from Dupont Hwy (US 13).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/22/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersDover International Speedway (KC-128) - Dover, DE

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The Speedway hosted its first NASCAR event, the Mason-Dixon 300, on July 6, 1969. Richard Petty won that raced by 6 laps. The marker is located on Liepsic Road at the intersection to Plaza Drive, Dover, DE 19901

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/22/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersTown of Little Creek (KC-126) - Little Creek, DE

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The Town of Little Creek developed in the early 1800s as a wharf on the Little River between two neighboring plantations. The marker is located at 63 Main Street, Little Creek, DE 19961.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/21/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersSt. Peter's Episcopal Church (KC-125) - Smyrna, DE

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In 1762 the congregation moved to a newly constructed stone chapel on the site of St. Peter's Cemetery. The marker is located at 500 N. Main Street, Smyrna, DE 19977 in front of St. Peter's Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/21/2019

last visited: never

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Delaware Historical MarkersLittle Creek United Methodist Church (KC-124) - Little Creek, DE

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The current church was constructed in 1883 and was formally dedicated in 1884. It is an example of Gothic Revival architecture. The church is located at 254 Main Street, Little Creek, DE 19961.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/21/2019

last visited: never

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