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

School Bell

 
 
School Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2021
1. School Bell Marker
Inscription.  
From Old Academy Building, Broad Street, Middletown.

Cast by John Wilbank, Philadelphia, 1827

Moved to this location: March 3, 2008
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 3, 2008.
 
Location. 39° 26.92′ N, 75° 43.044′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on West Green Street just west of South Broad Street (Delaware Route 71), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 W Green St, Middletown DE 19709, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Witherspoon Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Middletown (about 300 feet away); Middletown World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away); Forest Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Middletown Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louis L. Redding Comprehensive High School

The School Bell Display image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2021
2. The School Bell Display
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(approx. half a mile away); Old St. Anne's (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 19 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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