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

Claymont Stone School

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, November 22, 2008
1. Claymont Stone School Marker
Inscription.  Also known as Naaman's Creek School No. 1, THE CLAYMONT STONE SCHOOL was built on land donated by John Dickinson, the "Penman of the American Revolution," in 1805. The building was expanded and renovated in 1905. Evidence suggests that it may have been the first racially integrated public school in the State. The Claymont Stone School was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
 
Erected 1999 by Delaware State Archives. (Marker Number NC-105.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 39° 48.275′ N, 75° 27.265′ W. Marker is in Claymont, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Philadelphia Pike (U.S. 13) and Darley Road, on the right when traveling south on Philadelphia Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Claymont DE 19703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Darley House (a few steps from this marker); Church of the Ascension (within shouting distance of this marker); Archmere (about 300 feet away,
Claymont Stone School image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 22, 2008
2. Claymont Stone School
measured in a direct line); Old Claymont High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mother Catherine Rosarii (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grubb/Worth Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Guardian of Defenders Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Robinson House (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Claymont.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,501 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on March 8, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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