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Cheswold in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kenton Hundred

 
 
Kenton Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 13, 2019
1. Kenton Hundred Marker
Inscription.  Kenton Hundred-Created in 1869 by joining of western halves of Duck Creek and Little Creek Hundreds. Is bounded on north by Blackbird Hundred in New Castle County, on east by Duck Creek and Little Creek Hundreds, on south by East Dover and West Dover Hundreds and on west by Maryland Line.
 
Erected 1932 by Historical Markers Commission. (Marker Number KC-6.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. 39° 13.142′ N, 75° 35.23′ W. Marker is in Cheswold, Delaware, in Kent County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 167 Main Street, Cheswold DE 19936, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Little Creek Hundred (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Little Creek Hundred (approx. 1.6 miles away); Loockerman Hall
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(approx. 3.3 miles away); Dupont School (approx. 3.3 miles away); Delaware State College High School (approx. 3.3 miles away); Dover Downs (approx. 3.6 miles away); Dover International Speedway (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheswold.
 
More about this marker. The marker was refurbished in October 2014 as the original marker in 1932 was totally illegible.
 
Kenton Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 13, 2019
2. Kenton Hundred Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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