Landing Place of William Penn

Landing Place of William Penn (HM1QZ)

Location: New Castle, DE 19720 New Castle County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 39.51', W 75° 33.753'

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Near here October 27, 1682, William Penn first stepped on American soil. He proceeded to the fort and performed Livery of Seisin. "He took the key, thereof,?we did deliver unto him 1 turf with a twig upon it, a porringer with river water and soyle, in part of all."
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HM NumberHM1QZ
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Marker NumberNC-28
Year Placed1932
Placed ByHistoric Markers Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 3:32am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 451742 N 4390006
Decimal Degrees39.65850000, -75.56255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.51', W 75° 33.753'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 30.60" N, 75° 33' 45.18" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Delaware St, New Castle DE 19720, US
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