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Lammot du Pont Laboratory

 
 
Lammot du Pont Laboratory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 1, 2019
1. Lammot du Pont Laboratory Marker
Inscription.  This laboratory is named for Lammot du Pont (1831-1884), a gifted scientist and grandson of the founder of the DuPont Company. His many talents resulted in new products and enhancements to the company's operation.

Recognized as a skilled negotiator, Mr. du Pont was asked by the Lincoln administration to acquire vital supplies from abroad during the early years of the Civil War. He served in the Union army as captain of the Fifth Regiment of Delaware Volunteers. Mr. du Pont also gave generously to struggling families of Union soldiers.
 
Erected by University of Delaware.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceScience & MedicineWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the University of Delaware series list.
 
Location. 39° 40.726′ N, 75° 45.102′ W. Marker is in Newark, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from The Green south of East Delaware Avenue (Delaware Route 273), on the left
Lammot du Pont Laboratory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 1, 2019
2. Lammot du Pont Laboratory Marker
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when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 The Green, Newark DE 19716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Dr. Francis Alison (1705-1779) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Roselle Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memoriam (within shouting distance of this marker); Hugh Martin Morris (1878-1966) (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry Fletcher Brown (1867-1944) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Walter J. Hullihen (1875-1944) (about 400 feet away); Wings of Thought (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022