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

Ridgely House

 
 
Ridgely House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
1. Ridgely House Marker
Inscription. Dr. Charles Greenbury Ridgely: Member Colonial and State Legislative Assemblies; Delegate First State Constitutional Convention 1776.

Nicholas Ridgely (the younger): Member of Convention that ratified Federal Constitution 1787; Delegate Second State Constitutional Convention 1791-1792; Attorney General 1791-1801; Chancellor of Delaware 1801-1830.

Henry Moore Ridgely: Three times Secretary of State of Delaware; Representative in Congress 1811-1815; United States Senator 1827-1829.

Edward Ridgely: Jurist. Secretary of State of Delaware 1859-1863.
 
Erected 1933 by Historic Markers Commission.
 
Location. 39° 9.398′ N, 75° 31.405′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on The Green, on the right. Click for map. Marker is on the northeast side of 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. In the Council Chamber of Elizabeth Battell's Golden Fleece Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); The Delaware Line (within shouting distance of this marker); The Golden Fleece Tavern (within shouting distance

Ridgely House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
2. Ridgely House
of this marker); State House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kent County Courthouses (1680-1983) (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.
 
Also see . . .  Henry Moore Ridgely - A Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 653 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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