Millsboro in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Ableman Homestead
A contribution towards the purchase of this facility by the town of Millsboro was provided in 1992 in loving memory of the Ableman family by Abel Ableman's youngest son, Meyer, a resident of Millsboro since his birth.
Erected by Millsboro Delaware.
Location. 38° 35.493′ N, 75° 17.488′ W. Marker is in Millsboro, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on Main Street (Delaware Route 24/30) near West State Street (County Route 326), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millsboro DE 19966, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of John J. Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (about Grace United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Indian River Hundred (approx. ¼ mile away); Town of Millsboro (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dickerson Chapel A.M.E. Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Godwin's School - District #190 (approx. 3 miles away); Hickory Hill Methodist Church (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Millsboro.
Regarding The Ableman Homestead. Today, a city public parking lot is at this corner site
Also see . . . Congregation Beth Emeth , From Sussex to Beth Emeth: Sermon - S. Bernard Ableman. - Friday, 31 July 2009 ... Grandfather, Abel Ableman, arrived in Philadelphiain 1879 as a young man. Within a month or two he had acquired a horse and wagon and was traveling through Delaware and Marylandas a peddler - selling spectacles. ... (Submitted on October 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.