“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Welsh Tract

Welsh Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Welsh Tract Marker
Inscription.  Approximate southern boundary of tract of thirty thousand acres granted by William Penn to the Welsh in 1701. It included what is now Pencader Hundred, Delaware, and a part of Cecil County, Maryland.
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission. (Marker Number NC-47.)
Location. 39° 31.089′ N, 75° 42.858′ W. Marker is near Middletown, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on DE 896, DE 71 Summit Bridge Road 0.1 miles south of Victoria Drive, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at fence of Summit Airport. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown DE 19709, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Locust Grove (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sgt. James P. Connor Memorial Circle (approx. 2.6 miles away); McDonough Burial Ground (approx. 3.8 miles away); Commodore Thomas Macdonough (approx. 3.9 miles away); Poplar Hall (approx. 4.1 miles away); Louis L. Redding Comprehensive High School (approx. 4 miles
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away); Middletown Academy (approx. 4.6 miles away); Witherspoon Tavern (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,264 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on December 16, 2019, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photo   1. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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