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

Home of Morton Morton

Where Norwood Began

— Circa 1750 —

 
 
Home of Morton Morton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 18, 2022
1. Home of Morton Morton Marker
Inscription.  Morton was first cousin to John who signed the Declaration of Independence
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 39° 52.895′ N, 75° 17.398′ W. Marker is in Norwood, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker can be reached from East Winona Avenue, 0.1 miles south of Meadow Lane, on the right when traveling north. There is a pulloff to the house that can be reached along East Winowna Avenue south of Meadow Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 519 E Winona Ave, Norwood PA 19074, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morton Morton House (within shouting distance of this marker); Norwood (approx. 0.3 miles away); Norwood Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum (approx. 0.9 miles
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away); Morton Homestead (approx. 0.9 miles away); Even History Changes (approx. 0.9 miles away); Darby Creek Then and Now (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwood.
 
Home of Morton Morton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 18, 2022
2. Home of Morton Morton Marker
The home is visible in the background.
Image of the Morton Morton House on its grounds image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 18, 2022
3. Image of the Morton Morton House on its grounds
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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