Site of Home of George Read - New Castle, DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 39.568 W 075° 33.696
18S E 451824 N 4390113
Quick Description: The site of the home of Declaration of Independence signer George Reed.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 9/6/2019 12:17:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM118EW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 3

Long Description:
The plaque says, "Born September 18, 1733. Died September 21, 1798. Member of the Congress of the Revolution, the Convention that framed the Constitution of United States, and of the First Senate under it; Judge of Admiralty, President and Chief Justice of Delaware, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. House destroyed by fire, April 1824."
Type of Structure: Private Building

Fire Date: 4/1/1824

Structure status: Plaque

Cause of Fire:
Unknown


Documentation of the fire: [Web Link]

Other: Not listed

Construction Date: Not listed

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