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Cheswold in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Little Creek Hundred

 
 
Little Creek Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
1. Little Creek Hundred Marker
Inscription.  Originally embraced all lands south of Leipsic Creek and north of Little Creek from Delaware River to Maryland line. In 1869 western half was detached and joined to western half of Duck Creek Hundred to form Kenton Hundred.
 
Erected 1966 by Public Archives Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 14.552′ N, 75° 35.249′ W. Marker is in Cheswold, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on U.S. 13. Marker is at Garrison Lake. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cheswold DE 19936, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company (approx. 1˝ miles away); a different marker also named Little Creek Hundred (approx. 1.6 miles away); Kenton Hundred (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Duck Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Dedicated To All Who Served (approx. 3.9 miles away); Roby United Methodist Church (approx.
Garrison Lake image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
2. Garrison Lake
If you click on the photo you will see a bald eagle flying as well as one sitting on the ice.
4 miles away); School District No. 5 (approx. 4 miles away); Commodore Jacob Jones (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheswold.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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