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Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Dickinson

1732 - 1808

 
 
John Dickinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 30, 2009
1. John Dickinson Marker
Inscription. Nearby is grave of John Dickinson, Lawyer, Scholar, and Statesman. Member Colonial Assemblies of Delaware and Pennsylvania and Legislative Council of Delaware State. Delegate From Pennsylvania to Stamp Act Congress. Representative in Continental Congress from Pennsylvania and Delaware, and President of both states. Signer for Delaware of Articles of Confederation. Member from Delaware and Chairman Annapolis Convention. Delaware delegate to Federal Constitutional Convention, and framer and signer of Constitution. Judge Delaware Court of Appeals. President Second Delaware Constitutional Convention. Rendered military service in Revolution. Author of famous “Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania.” A founder of Dickinson College. Lived in Kent County and at Eight and Market Streets, Wilmington.
 
Erected 1933 by Historic Markers Commission. (Marker Number NC-A4.)
 
Location. 39° 44.517′ N, 75° 33.25′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on W. 4th Street near Washington Street. Click for map. Located within the Wilmington Friends Meeting House burial ground. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
John Dickinson Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 30, 2009
2. John Dickinson Gravestone
distance of this marker. Meeting House 1816 (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilmington Friends Meeting (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Garrett (about 800 feet away); Willingtown Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Farmers Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln's Speech (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Lodge of Delaware A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Dickinson - A Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on January 10, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. John Dickinson - Colonial Hall. (Submitted on January 10, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,044 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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