Essington in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1988 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 39° 51.659′ N, 75° 18.17′ W. Marker is in Essington, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Taylor Ave., on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Governor Printz Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Essington PA 19029, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johan Printz (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor Printz Park Lazaretto Quarantine Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tinicum (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tinicum Township (approx. 0.7 miles away); Morton Homestead (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Morton (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Essington.
Also see . . . New Sweden - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,705 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.