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Media in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware County

 
 
Delaware County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
1. Delaware County Marker
Inscription. Formed September 26, 1789 out of Chester County. Named for the Delaware River and site of William Penn's first entry into Pennsylvania, 1682. Old Chester Courthouse (1724) is one of America's early public buildings. County seat, Media, incorporated 1850.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 55.16′ N, 75° 23.512′ W. Marker is in Media, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Front St.. Click for map. Marker is at Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Media PA 19063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delaware County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Delaware County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Ronald Reagan (a few steps from this marker); McCain Rally (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors of Delaware County Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anna Howard Shaw (approx. one mile away); The Great Trail (approx. 1.5 miles away); Minquas’ Path (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Media.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Delaware County Courthouse in the background image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
2. Delaware County Courthouse in the background
Delaware County-Stone-Bronze plaque at the base image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
3. Delaware County-Stone-Bronze plaque at the base
Inscription on the plaque-Delaware County where Pennsylvania began 1682. Time capsule filled October 30, 1982 to be opened October 2032.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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