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Manley Home Site

 
 
Manley Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 3, 2022
1. Manley Home Site Marker
Inscription.  At this location in 1870 stood the Victorian home of attorney Charles D. Manley, one of Media's original settlers. He was a distinguished and well respected public official who served as a borough councilman, solicitor, mayor, school board member and state legislator between 1850 and 1875. His son, Lt. De Haven Manley was a Union Naval officer during the Civil War and a hero in the battle between the Confederate ironclad Merrimack and the U.S.S. Monitor at Hampton Roads, Virginia in 1862. The first conflict between iron warships.
 
Erected 1997 by Media Borough Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
 
Location. 39° 55.135′ N, 75° 23.442′ W. Marker is in Media, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of South Olive Street and West Front Street, on the left when traveling south on South Olive Street.
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Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 S Olive St, Media PA 19063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Borough of Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers and Sailors of Delaware County Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); FBI Office Burglary (about 300 feet away); Ronald Reagan (about 300 feet away); Delaware County (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Delaware County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); World War II (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Media.
 
Manley Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 3, 2022
2. Manley Home Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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