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

Hale-Byrnes House

Stanton, Delaware

 
 
Hale-Byrnes House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 6, 2008
1. Hale-Byrnes House Marker
Inscription.  George Washington's "General Staff Headquarters" on September 6, 1777. Here Generals Washington, Lafayette, Wayne, Maxwell, Sullivan, and Greene planned defense of Wilmington. House built circa 1750 by Samuel Hale. Owner 1776 - Daniel Byrnes - a miller and preacher. Restored by Delaware Society for Preservation of Antiquities. Donated to State in 1971.
 
Erected 1973 by Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs. (Marker Number NC-50.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionIndustry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
 
Location. 39° 42.089′ N, 75° 39.038′ W. Marker is in Stanton, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Stanton-Christiana Road 0.3 miles north of Ogletown-Stanton Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is next to White Clay Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark DE 19713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured
Hale-Byrnes House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 6, 2008
2. Hale-Byrnes House
as the crow flies. Robert Kirkwood, Jr. (approx. 1.6 miles away); Marshallton (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Home of William Julius "Judy" Johnson (approx. 2.1 miles away); The William Montgomery House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Christiana Public School #111-C (approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Fort Union American Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Delaware Continentals (approx. 2.4 miles away); Peniel United Methodist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
Rear of Hale-Byrnes House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 6, 2008
3. Rear of Hale-Byrnes House
Sycamore tree at front of house. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 6, 2008
4. Sycamore tree at front of house.
Tree appears to be as old or older than the Hale-Byrnes House.
White Clay Creek image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 6, 2008
5. White Clay Creek
Creek flows at the rear of Hale-Byrnes House.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,797 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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