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

Thomas Francis Bayard

 
 
Thomas Francis Bayard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 30, 2013
1. Thomas Francis Bayard Marker
Inscription.
Thomas Francis Bayard

Born October 29th – 1828
Died September 28th – 1898

“Bayard is the Purest and Most Patriotic man I know”
Grover Cleveland


(Back of monument)

United States District Attorney For Delaware
1853 – 1854
United States Senator from Delaware
1869 – 1885
Member United States Electoral Commission
1877
President Pro-Tem United States Senate
1881
Secretary of State of the United States
1885 – 1889
First United States Ambassador to Great Britain
1893 – 1897
“And shall these labors and these honors die?”
~Shakspeare~[sic]

 
Location. 39° 45.882′ N, 75° 33.951′ W. Marker is near Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentmere Parkway and Red Oak Road, on the left when traveling west on Kentmere Parkway. Click for map. At the head of the greenway across from the Delaware Art Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19806, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kentmere Parkway (approx. mile
Thomas Francis Bayard image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 30, 2013
2. Thomas Francis Bayard
(Back of monument
away); Site of Gilpin Mills (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mount Salem United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rockford Tower (approx. half a mile away); Gibraltar (approx. half a mile away); Samuel Francis Du Pont (approx. half a mile away); Frank E. Schoonover Studios (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wawaset Park (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Francis Bayard - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on August 7, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Thomas Bayard - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 7, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Thomas Francis Bayard Statue & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 30, 2013
3. Thomas Francis Bayard Statue & Marker
Thomas Francis Bayard Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 30, 2013
4. Thomas Francis Bayard Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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