Home of Judge Thomas White – Refuge of Francis Asbury (KC-46) - Harrington, DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 38° 56.814 W 075° 43.092
18S E 437763 N 4311129
Quick Description: 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.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 11/14/2019 9:30:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM11MNJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
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, Chief Justice of the Kent County Court of Common Pleas, and delegate to the Delaware Constitutional Conventions of 1776 and 1791-1792. This was also the boyhood home of his son, Samuel White, U.S. Senator from Delaware 1801-1809. Here the future Methodist Bishop, Francis Asbury, found refuge during the tumultuous Revolutionary War years of 1778-1780. While living with the Whites, Asbury developed the ideas that would shape the future of American Methodism.

Erected by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number KC-46.)

Marker is located at 1355 Whiteleyburg Road, Harrington DE 19952
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