John McKinly (NC-81) - Wilmington, DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member johmer79
N 39° 45.184 W 075° 33.012
18S E 452866 N 4400495
Quick Description: John McKinly Delaware historical marker in Wilmington, DE. I don't believe this sign is on the historical markers website, but I stumbled upon it while exploring Wilmington-Brandywine Cemetery.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 7/12/2009 11:01:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM6R8C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
Delaware's only known foreign-born governor, John KcKinly emigrated from Northern Ireland to Wilmington in 1742, began a medical practice and became actively involved in Delaware politics. McKinly served as a member of the Colonial Assembly, President of the Coucil of Safety, President (Governor) of Delaware, and helped establish the Delaware Medical Society. He died on August 31, 1796.
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