NATHANIEL MITCHELL (SC-68) - Laurel, DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dinobalz
N 38° 33.508 W 075° 31.577
18S E 454145 N 4267912
Quick Description: GOVERNOR NATHANIEL MITCHELL (SC-68)
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 3/18/2007 2:42:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM1AV2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Horn229
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Long Description:
GOVERNOR NATHANIEL MITCHELL

This Federalist served as the governor of Delaware between 1805-1808. He was born in Laurel in 1752, attended Old Christ Church, and is buried in this churchyard. Mitchell was commissioned as adjutant of militia 1775, promoted captain in 1776, and appointed brigade major in 1779. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress between 1786-1788 and was a member of Delaware’s General Assembly between 1808-1812.


LOCATION: Northeast Laurel. On Road 465 (Chipman’s Pond Road), north side, west of Road 74 (Shiloh Church Road) intersection.
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