1732 - 1808Nearby is grave of John Dickinson, Lawyer, Scholar, and Statesman. Member Colonial Assemblies of Delawareand Pennsylvania and Legislative Council of Delaware State. Delegate From Pennsylvania to Stamp ActCongress. Representative in Continental Congress from Pennsylvania and Delaware, and President of both states. Signer for Delaware of Articles of Confederation. Member from Delaware and Chairman Annapolis Convention. Delaware delegate to Federal Constitutional Convention, and framer and signer of Constitution. Judge Delaware Court of Appeals. President Second Delaware Constitutional Convention.Rendered military service in Revolution. Author of famous "Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania." A founder of Dickinson College. Lived in Kent Countyand at Eight and Market Streets, Wilmington.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 11:10am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 452518 N 4399263|
|Decimal Degrees||39.74195000, -75.55416667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 44.517', W 75° 33.25'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 44' 31.02" N, 75° 33' 15.00" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 401 N West St, Wilmington DE 19801, US|
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