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

Marcus Hook

 
 
Marcus Hook Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
1. Marcus Hook Marker
Inscription. First port of call for Philadelphia shipping. First settled by Swedes, it was named by the Dutch, 1655-64, Marreties Hoeck.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.138′ N, 75° 25.124′ W. Marker is in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 13 and Green St. on U.S. 13. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marcus Hook PA 19061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marcus Hook World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marcus Hook World War II Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Viscose Co. (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Factory and the Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Lower Chichester Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Mary Gillis Troost (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Marcus Hook.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Marcus Hook Borough. Official Website (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Notable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Marcus Hook Municipal Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
2. Marcus Hook Municipal Building
Across street from Marcus Hook marker.
 
 
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