Essington in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1947 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° 52.027′ N, 75° 17.614′ W. Marker is in Essington, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Governor Printz Blvd (Pennsylvania Route 291), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 629 N Governor Printz Blvd, 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. Tinicum Township (a few steps from this marker); Lazaretto Quarantine Station (approx. half a mile away); Governor Printz Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Sweden (approx. 0.6 miles away); Johan Printz (approx. 0.7 miles away); Morton Homestead (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Morton (approx. 1.8 miles away); Billingsport, New Jersey (approx. 2.6 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Essington.
Regarding Tinicum. Tinicum was an island in the Delaware River. It was filled in and is now part of the mainland. See the nearby markers for more details on New Sweden and Johan Printz.
Also see . . .
1. Tinicum - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tinicum Township: Our History. (Submitted on September 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,368 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on September 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.