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Ridley Park in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ridley Township

 
 
Ridley Township Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., November 3, 2020
1. Ridley Township Marker
facing east along northbound US 13; Rodney Road comes in at right, just off camera
Inscription.  
First Settled
Circa 1643

Established
1687
Wm. Penn landgrant to
John Simcock

Incorporated
1906

 
Erected by Ridley Township Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 52.756′ N, 75° 18.756′ W. Marker is in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Chester Pike (U.S. 13) and Rodney Road, on the right when traveling east on Chester Pike. Marker, which is listed as being along Chester Pike, is in median of Rodney Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ridley Park PA 19078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morton Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Morton (approx. half a mile away); Governor Printz Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tinicum Township (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tinicum (approx. 1.3 miles away);
Ridley Township Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., November 3, 2020
2. Ridley Township Marker
Rodney Road comes in from left; view is along southbound US 13.
New Sweden (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lazaretto Quarantine Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Johan Printz (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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