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Home of George Read

 
 
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1. Home of George Read Marker
Inscription. Site of home of George Read. Born September 18, 1733. Died September 21, 1798. Member of The Congress of the Revolution. The convention that framed The Constitution of The United States, and of the first senate under it. Judge of Admiralty, President and Chief Justice of Delaware, and a signer of The Declaration of Independence. House destroyed by fire, April 1824.
 
Erected by Historical Markers Commission. (Marker Number NC-A8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 39° 39.567′ N, 75° 33.698′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on The Strand. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 The Strand, New Castle DE 19720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Read House & Gardens (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird (within shouting distance of this marker); Packet Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); The Welcome Society of Pennsylvania (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Presbyterian Church
Home of George Read image. Click for full size.
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2. Home of George Read
Marker is mounted on the brick fence, out of view to the left in this picture.
(about 300 feet away); Frenchtown Railroad Sleepers (about 400 feet away); Gunning Bedford House (about 400 feet away); New Castle Common (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Castle.
 
Also see . . .  Read House and Garden web site. Hosted by the Historical Society of Delaware. (Submitted on December 23, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Home of George Read image. Click for full size.
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3. Home of George Read
The Read House & Garden Restoration Project image. Click for full size.
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4. The Read House & Garden Restoration Project
 
 
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