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Near Colora in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Tablet is in Commemoration

 
 
Stockton / Rush Memorial Gate Tablet image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. Stockton / Rush Memorial Gate Tablet
Inscription. This Tablet is in Commemoration of Richard Stockton and Dr. Benjamin Rush signers of the Declaration of Independence and students of West Nottingham Academy. Stockton from 1743 to 1748 - Rush from 1751 to 1756.
 
Erected 1926 by Captain Jeremiah Baker Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 39° 40.188′ N, 76° 4.606′ W. Marker is near Colora, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Harrisville Road and Firetower Road, on the left when traveling south on Harrisville Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colora MD 21917, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Nottingham Academy (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named West Nottingham Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richards Oak (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cummings Tavern (approx. 2.5 miles away); Site of Chapel-of-Ease (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Nottingham Lots
Stockton / Rush Memorial Gate image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Stockton / Rush Memorial Gate
Richard Stockton was a New Jersey signer and Dr. Benjamin Rush was a Pennsylvania signer.
(approx. 3 miles away); Site of Woodlawn Camp Meeting (approx. 3.1 miles away); Flight 605 (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Colora.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,500 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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