“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Seaford in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Seaford Hundred

Seaford Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 12, 2010
1. Seaford Hundred Marker
Inscription. Town laid out, 1799. Then called "Hooper's Landing." First incorporated 1865. Seaford Academy located here from 1819 until some time before Civil War. Rev. Leonidas Polk, later Episcopal Bishop and Major General in Confederate Army was student at Academy. Home of William H. Ross, thirty-seventh Governor of Delaware.
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission. (Marker Number SC-6.)
Location. 38° 38.959′ N, 75° 36.473′ W. Marker is in Seaford, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Bridgeville Highway and N. Street Extended on Old Bridgeville Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seaford DE 19973, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nanticoke Post No. 6 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Forty & Eight Boxcar (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor William H. H. Ross (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. John's United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Seaford Fire Department (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Olivet United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Seaford Post Office (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Seaford.
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 59 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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