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

Old Christ Church

 
 
Old Christ Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, October 9, 2006
1. Old Christ Church Marker
Inscription. Founded as mission by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in response to a petition from twenty-two inhabitants of Dover in 1703. The present church was erected in 1734. Among early missionaries here was the Rev. Charles Inglis, later first bishop of Nova Scotia.
 
Erected 1941 by Public Archives Commission. (Marker Number K-39.)
 
Location. 39° 9.279′ N, 75° 31.383′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of South State Street and Water Street, on the right when traveling north on South State Street. Click for map. 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. Nicholas Ridgely (here, next to this marker); Caesar Rodney (here, next to this marker); Loockerman House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Stevenson House (about 300 feet away); Charles Inglis (about 300 feet away); Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning (about 400 feet away); John Bell House (about 500 feet away); Site of King George’s Tavern (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .  Christ Church, Dover--Parish History
Old Christ Church Marker at the intersection of South State Street and Water Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2012
2. Old Christ Church Marker at the intersection of South State Street and Water Street
. (Submitted on November 29, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Old Christ Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2012
3. Old Christ Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,433 times since then and 7 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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