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Site of the Home of General Alfred T.A. Torbert

 
 
Site of the Home of General Alfred T.A. Torbert Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2019
1. Site of the Home of General Alfred T.A. Torbert Marker
Inscription.  On this site stood the home of General Alfred T. A. Torbert who served his country in the War Between the States and later as Consul General at Paris. The building was erected circa 1825 by Benjamin Wadhams for a tavern and later was remodeled for a dwelling.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 38° 54.928′ N, 75° 25.712′ W. Marker is in Milford, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of Northwest 2nd Street and North Walnut Street (County Road 20), on the left when traveling west on Northwest 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford DE 19963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Towers (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Milford's First Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Christ Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Oliver (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milford Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Railroad Depot, Junction & Breakwater Line (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
Site of the Home of General Alfred T.A. Torbert Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2019
2. Site of the Home of General Alfred T.A. Torbert Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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