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

"M. B." Stone

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By Devry Becker Jones, June 5, 2021
1. "M. B." Stone Marker
Inscription.  
This small stone is probably one of the oldest still visible in the churchyard. It is not known who M. B. was or when he or she died.

The stone is typical of the simple rough markers of the late 1600s and early 1700s.
 
Erected by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America of the State of Delaware. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames of America, National Society of series list.
 
Location. 39° 44.311′ N, 75° 32.447′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Church Street (U.S. 13) and East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 612 N Church St, Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stidham Family (here, next to this marker); Iron Letters on the Church (here, next to this marker); Brinckle Family

"M. B." Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 5, 2021
2. "M. B." Stone Marker
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(here, next to this marker); Burr Family Vault (a few steps from this marker); Charles Springer (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of John Hendrickson, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Judge Ignatius C. Grubb (within shouting distance of this marker); Hendrickson House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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