Newark Academy

Newark Academy (HM6AE)

Location: Newark, DE 19711 New Castle County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 40.993', W 75° 44.953'

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Founded at New London, Pennsylvania, in 1741 by Rev. Dr. Francis Alison, removed in 1752 to Cecil County, Md., and in 1767 to Newark. Chartered by Thomas and Richard Penn 1769. Closed from 1777 to 1780 on account of Revolutionary War. Merged with Newark College (now University of Delaware) 1834. Separated from college 1869 and continued as independent academy until 1989. Many famous men were educated in this school.
HM NumberHM6AE
Year Placed1933
Placed ByHistoric Markers Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 7:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 435752 N 4392866
Decimal Degrees39.68321667, -75.74921667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 40.993', W 75° 44.953'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 40' 59.58" N, 75° 44' 57.18" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 97 DE-273, Newark DE 19711, US
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