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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.
Photographed 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. (Marker Number KC-5.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. 39° 13.17′ N, 75° 35.133′ W. Marker is in Cheswold, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on Main Street close to Moorton Road. Marker is next to the post office. 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. Kenton Hundred (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Little Creek Hundred (approx. 1.6 miles away); Loockerman Hall (approx. 3.2 miles away); Dupont School
Little Creek Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
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(approx. 3.3 miles away); Delaware State College High School (approx. 3.3 miles away); Dover Downs (approx. 3½ miles away); Dover International Speedway (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheswold.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 937 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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May. 28, 2022