Chester in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
Location. 39° 51.206′ N, 75° 20.887′ W. Marker is in Chester, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on 4th Street (Pennsylvania Route 291), on the right when traveling east. Marker is just past the entrance to Harrah's Casino. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester PA 19013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceSun Village War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rochambeau Route (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eddystone: A True Factory Town (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dr. Anna E. Broomall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Green-Bank (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Swedish Burial Ground (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Morton (approx. 0.7 miles away); Christofer Columbus (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Also see . . . Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,313 times since then and 61 times this year. Last updated on March 31, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.