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Claymont in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Claymont Stone School

 
 
Claymont Stone School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 22, 2008
1. Claymont Stone School Marker
Inscription. Also known as Naaman's Creek School No. 1, THE CLAYMONT STONE SCHOOL was built on land donated by John Dickinson, the "Penman of the American Revolution," in 1805. The building was expanded and renovated in 1905. Evidence suggests that it may have been the first racially integrated public school in the State. The Claymont Stone School was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
 
Erected 1999 by Delaware State Archives. (Marker Number NC-105.)
 
Location. 39° 48.275′ N, 75° 27.265′ W. Marker is in Claymont, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Philadelphia Pike and Darley Road on Philadelphia Pike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Claymont DE 19703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Darley House (a few steps from this marker); Church of the Ascension (within shouting distance of this marker); Archmere (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Claymont High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Grubb/Worth Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away); Robinson House
Claymont Stone School Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 22, 2008
2. Claymont Stone School
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Hickman Row (approx. 0.9 miles away); Village of Arden (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Claymont.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
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