New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of George Read
Erected by Historical Markers Commission. (Marker Number NC-A8.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Government & Politics • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists.
Location. 39° 39.567′ N, 75° 33.698′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on The Strand. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 The Strand, New Castle DE 19720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Read House & Gardens (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Philip and Lydia LairdPacket Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); The Welcome Society of Pennsylvania (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away); Frenchtown Railroad Sleepers (about 400 feet away); Gunning Bedford House (about 400 feet away); New Castle Common (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
Also see . . . Read House and Garden. Historical Society of Delaware website (Submitted on December 23, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,208 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 15, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.