A post office was established here in 1857. With the arrival of the Maryland and Delaware Railroad following the Civil War, the town became an important shipping point for local goods and products. By the 1880s the town was home to 300 residents and a number of thriving businesses. On April 22, 1887, the Town of Kenton was formally incorporated by the Delaware General Assembly.
|Placed By||Delaware Public Archives|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 3:09am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 442599 N 4342172|
|Decimal Degrees||39.22695000, -75.66501667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 13.617', W 75° 39.901'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 13' 37.02" N, 75° 39' 54.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 80-120 S Main St, Kenton DE 19955, US|
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