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Near Milton in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cedar Creek Hundred

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 11, 2019
1. Cedar Creek Hundred Marker
Inscription.  Originally known as Cedar Hood Hundred. Before 1863 that part of hundred lying north of Cedar Creek was formed part of St. Jones County, now Kent County. When Mispillion Creek was made northern boundary of Sussex County, the northern part of present hundred was consolidated with southern part lying between Cedar Creek and Primehood Creek.
 
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission. (Marker Number S-27.)
 
Location. 38° 49.511′ N, 75° 18.555′ W. Marker is near Milton, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on Coastal Highway (Delaware Route 1) 0.4 miles north of Brumbley Place, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11219 Coastal Highway, Milton DE 19968, 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. Zion United Methodist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mansion Farmer: the David Robbins Homestead (approx. 2.4 miles away); Milton Public School #196-C (approx. 2.6 miles away); Milton (approx. 2.6 miles away); Carey Storehouse
Cedar Creek Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 11, 2019
2. Cedar Creek Hundred Marker
(approx. 3.1 miles away); Milton Museum (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ships and Men (approx. 3.2 miles away); Shipbuilding on the Broadkill (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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