John Dickinson

John Dickinson (HMQGZ)

Location: Wilmington, DE 19801 New Castle County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 44.517', W 75° 33.25'

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1732 - 1808

Nearby 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.
Year Placed1933
Placed ByHistoric Markers Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 11:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 452518 N 4399263
Decimal Degrees39.74195000, -75.55416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.517', W 75° 33.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 31.02" N, 75° 33' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401 N West St, Wilmington DE 19801, US
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