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Chester in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Morton

 
 
John Morton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, December 27, 2008
1. John Morton Marker
Inscription.
Top Plaque
John Morton
Signer of the
Declaration of Independence
1724 - 1777

Center Plaque
John Morton
Signer of the Declaration
of Independence
placed by
Descendants of the Signers of the
Declaration of Independence, Inc.


Bottom Plaque
John Morton
1724-1777
Signer
Declaration of Independence
Dedicated by
Delaware County Chapter DAR
1976

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 39° 50.82′ N, 75° 21.501′ W. Marker is in Chester, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker can be reached from 3rd Street near Ave. of the States. Click for map. Marker is in Old Swedish Burial Ground. Marker is in this post office area: Chester PA 19013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Swedish Burial Ground (here, next to this marker); Christofer Columbus (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonial Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Chester Fire Department (about
John Morton Grave and Monument image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, December 27, 2008
2. John Morton Grave and Monument
500 feet away); Swedish Colonists (about 500 feet away); Viet Nam (about 500 feet away); Green-Bank (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Chester.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Site of John Morton's home in Ridley Park, PA
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of John Morton. (Submitted on December 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. John Morton at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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