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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21IF_george-read-memorial_Wilmington-DE.html
In memory of George Read signer of the Constitution of the United States by the Delaware State Society, NSDAR, in this year Bicentennial year 1987. (Inscription on tomb stone) George Read born A.D. September 1732 Died 21st September 1798-Member…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21IE_samuel-rodmond-smith-a-war-memorial_Wilmington-DE.html
Soldier of the Civil War, Lieutenant 4 Delaware Infantry 1862, Captain 4 Delaware Infantry 1863, Brevetted Major U.S. Volunteers and awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for gallant and meritorious services.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RWR_walnut-street-ymca_Wilmington-DE.html
Walnut Street YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) was designed by Wilmington architect G. Morris Whitehead II as a community center for the city's African American population. Construction began on the three-story structure in 1939 and the bu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RW1_mother-union-american-methodist-episcopal-church_Wilmington-DE.html
Established in 1813 by free African American Peter Spencer, the Union Church of Africans was the first independent African American religious denomination in the United States. After leaving Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church to start Ezion Methodi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RVY_lincolns-speech_Wilmington-DE.html
On June 10, 1848, Congressman Abraham Lincoln traveled to Wilmington, Delaware, for the purpose of addressing a meeting of members of the Whig political party. He was accompanied by Delaware Representative John W. Houston and two other members of …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QJ1_fort-christina-national-historic-landmark_Wilmington-DE.html
Managed by the Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs(302)736-7400
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QJ0_asbury-methodist-episcopal-church_Wilmington-DE.html
Organized about the year 1769. Early meetings held in academy woods, Gilpin's Wharf and Thelwell's School. Church Built in 1789. Dedicated to Bishop Francis Asbury. Here is buried Allen McLane, Lieutenant in Caesar Rodney's Regiment 1779; Captain …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QIZ_grand-lodge-of-delaware-a-f-a-m_Wilmington-DE.html
Organized Freemasonry in Delaware can be traced to the mid-18th century. For many years Lodges were chartered by other states. On June 6, 1806, representatives of Masonic Lodges located in Wilmington, New Castle, Newark, and Laurel, met at this lo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QIY_st-marys-church_Wilmington-DE.html
This church was founded in 1858 and dedicated the same year by Bishop (now Saint) John N. Neumann of Philadelphia. Referred to at the time as a 'model of beauty, simplicity, solidity and economy," the church represents an example of the Byzan…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QIV_clifford-brown_Wilmington-DE.html
Born on October 30, 1930 in Wilmington, Delaware, Clifford Brown was one of the most influential jazz musicians of the mid-20th century. He began to play the trumpet as a teenager while attending Howard High School. By 1948 he was playing in Phila…
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