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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RWI_one-love-park_Wilmington-DE.html
Originally named Tatnall Street Playground in 1907, this park is located across the street from the home at 2311 Tatnall Street that singer-songwriter Bob Marley occupied with his mother in 1966. In order to raise funds to start his own record lab…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RW8_scott-church_Townsend-DE.html
Scott Church and its congregation grew from a Sunday school that was started in Blackbird in 1886. By 1898, the church was incorporated and a site for the church was purchased. Construction began in 1899 and the church was dedicated on Sunday, Sep…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RW5_old-delaware-city-public-school_Delaware-City-DE.html
Delaware City was founded in 1826, in anticipation of the opening of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. The town was incorporated in 1851. The benefits of proximity to the canal resulted in a sustained period by prosperity and expansion of the com…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RW3_mount-salem-u-m-church_New-Castle-DE.html
In 1854, a Methodist Society was organized in the African American community in New Castle. Not long after the society's inception, the group adopted the name Mount Salem Methodist Church and purchased land on which to build a church. Mount Salem'…
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/HM1RVE_poplar-hall_Newark-DE.html
James Boulden the Elder and his family moved to Delaware from Maryland in the mid-18th century, amassing wealth and expanding their land ownership in Pencader Hundred as the century progressed. The two-story brick mansion house was built during th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RVC_union-lodge-no-5-a-f-a-m_Middletown-DE.html
Chartered on June 24, 1765 by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania A.Y.M., Lodge No. 5 at Cantwell's Bridge (later known as Odessa) became the first Masonic lodge established in Delaware. The lodge was admitted to membership under the Grand Lodge of De…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RV6_blackbird-school-district-no-69_Townsend-DE.html
The passage of the Public School Law of 1829 brought free public education to Delaware and divided the state into many small districts overseen by county superintendents. Blackbird District No. 60 was first noted in the record of an Annual Meeting…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QJ2_eastburn-jeanes-mining-complex_Newark-DE.html
This is the site of the Eastburn-Jeanes farms and mining industry. Marble from the Cockeysville Formation, found in three quarries in the area, was heated in kilns to produce quick lime for fertilizer and mortar. The lime was transported over Lime…
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