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

North Murderkill Hundred

 
 
North Murderkill Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 29, 2011
1. North Murderkill Hundred Marker
Inscription. Formerly part of Murderkill Hundred, originally called Motherkill Hundred, kill meaning creek in Dutch. Original boundaries were St. Jones Creek on north, and Murderkill Creek on south, extending from Delaware River to Maryland line. In 1867, Murderkill Hundred was divided into two hundreds named North Murderkill Hundred and South Murderkill Hundred.
 
Erected 1966 by Public Archives Commission. (Marker Number K-15.)
 
Location. 39° 2.263′ N, 75° 33.567′ W. Marker is in Viola, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on Rt. 13. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Felton DE 19943, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Jonathan Caldwell (approx. 2.2 miles away); Town of Felton (approx. 2.2 miles away); Geographic Center of Delaware (approx. 2.3 miles away); Star Hill A.M.E. Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Warner Mifflin (approx. 5 miles away); Murderkill/Motherkiln Friends Meeting (approx. 5 miles away); Site of Whatcoat Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Camden (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
North Murderkill Hundred image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 29, 2011
2. North Murderkill Hundred
As seen from the highway Rt. 13.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 509 times since then and 7 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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