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

In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird

 
 
In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 9, 2012
1. In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird Marker
Inscription. Former owners of the Read House, their home for fifty-five years. They were longtime benefactors of New Castle doing much to encourage and promote the preservation and architectural beauty of this colonial town.
 
Location. 39° 39.578′ N, 75° 33.681′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on The Strand. Click for map. Marker is across the street from the Read House. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle DE 19720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Read House & Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of George Read (within shouting distance of this marker); Packet Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); Frenchtown Railroad Sleepers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Welcome Society of Pennsylvania (about 400 feet away); Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); New Castle Common (about 500 feet away); Gunning Bedford House (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Castle.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkNotable Persons
 
George Read II House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 9, 2012
2. George Read II House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 10 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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