St. Jones Neck

St. Jones Neck (HMQGM)

Location: Dover, DE 19901 Kent County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 6.134', W 75° 26.483'

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Site of Settlement in the 1660's

This part of what is now Kent County, Delaware was one of the state's earliest sites of English colonization. Beginning in the 1660's plantations were established along the St. Jones River. The Dickinson family of Talbot County, Maryland was among the families who obtained early land patents in the area. Parts of "Merritts", "Whartons" and "Youngs" tracts were among the lands purchased by the Dickinsons with pounds of tobacco.
Marker NumberK-44
Placed ByDelaware Public Archives
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 1:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 461834 N 4328214
Decimal Degrees39.10223333, -75.44138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.134', W 75° 26.483'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 8.04" N, 75° 26' 28.98" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 840-870 Kitts Hummock Rd, Dover DE 19901, US
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