Gunning Bedford, Jr. - Wilmington, DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member johmer79
N 39° 46.892 W 075° 32.713
18S E 453312 N 4403652
Quick Description: Historical marker in Wilmington, DE.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 11/26/2009 8:11:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM7RAX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
1747-1812. Member of Continental Congress and of Annapolis Convention. A framer of United States Constitution, which Delaware was first to ratify. Appointed first distric judge of Delaware by President Washington. Purchased this property 1793 as country home, naming it "Lombardy." Buried at tenth and market streets, wilmington. Reinterred 1921 at Masonic home.
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