ZwaanendaelOn north side of town was Zwaanendael, first Dutch settlement on Delaware soil. Founded 1631 on creek, named by settlers Hoorn Kil in honor of town of Hoorn in Holland. Colony was destroyed by Indians same year. DeVries, a director of company which had sent out colony, came over next year with aid but returned to Holland 1633.
|Placed By||Historic Markers Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 11:36am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 487893 N 4291699|
|Decimal Degrees||38.77393333, -75.13936667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 46.436', W 75° 8.362'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 46' 26.16" N, 75° 8' 21.72" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 307 Savannah Rd, Lewes DE 19958, US|
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