Lewes in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Here lived Ryves Holt, colonial chief justice; and four governors, David Hall, who commanded a Delaware regiment in the Revolution, Daniel Rodney and Caleb Rodney, sons of John Rodney, and Ebe W. Tunnell; also Colonel Henry Fisher, Revolutionary patriot, and Dr. Jacob Jones, later Commodore, U.S.N.
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list.
Location. 38° 46.07′ N, 75° 8.771′ W. Marker is in Lewes, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on Savannah Road (U.S. 9) north of Sussex Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 168-169 Savannah Rd, Lewes DE 19958, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Lewes (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Lewes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lewes Presbyterian ChurchWorld Wars I and II Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The Fisher-Martin House (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Lewes (approx. 0.6 miles away); H.M. Brig DeBraak (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Zwaanendael Club (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewes.
Also see . . . Lewes Historical Society. Society Website homepage (Submitted on May 31, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
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