Pell Gardens

Pell Gardens (HMMFH)

Location: Chesapeake City, MD 21915 Cecil County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 31.638', W 75° 48.709'

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1982

Pell Gardens was dedicated in October of 1982 to honor Dr. Walden Pell who with his wife Edith were instrumental in the early restoration of town buildings and establishing the Civic Association, both in the 1970s. Dr. Pell was headmaster of St. Andrew;s School in Middletown, DE from 1930 to 1957 before becoming parish priest at St. Augustine Parish, Chesapeake City, Maryland from 1963 to 1968. He previously served congregations in Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.
The park was designed by John Paul and his wife Veronica Lucas who also designed the Korean War Memorial in the National Mall in Washington.
In 2009 Pell Gardens was renovated and rededicated to the people of Chesapeake City. Thank you to the residents and other volunteers who put many hours into preserving our park.
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HM NumberHMMFH
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Chesapeake City Historic District series
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByChesapeake City District Civic Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 12:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 430227 N 4375608
Decimal Degrees39.52730000, -75.81181667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 31.638', W 75° 48.709'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 31' 38.28" N, 75° 48' 42.54" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City MD 21915, US
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