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Dover in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Delaware Line

 
 
Monument to the Delaware Line image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, October 9, 2006
1. Monument to the Delaware Line
Inscription. To commemorate and also preserve to posterity the undying fame of the patriotism and valor of the officers and soldiers of the Delaware Line who, in May 1780 were reviewed on this green for the last time immediately prior to marching on their immortal southern campaign in the war of the American Revolution and from which campaign but few survived to return to their native state this monument is erected by the Delaware State Society of the Cincinnati and the patriotic citizens of Delaware May 30, A. D. 1912.
 
Erected 1912 by Delaware State Society of the Cincinnati.
 
Location. 39° 9.383′ N, 75° 31.401′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on The Green, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the Green across from the Old State House. The circle road is also known as The Green. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ridgely House (within shouting distance of this marker); State House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kent County Courthouses (1680-1983) (within shouting distance of this marker); In the Council Chamber of Elizabeth Battell's Golden Fleece Tavern
The Delaware Line Marker seen on <i>The Green</i> image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2012
2. The Delaware Line Marker seen on The Green
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Golden Fleece Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); John Bell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of King George’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); An Army of Restoration (CCC) (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Dover.
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Delaware Line Marker (at left) opposite the Old State House image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2012
3. The Delaware Line Marker (at left) opposite the Old State House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,801 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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