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

Nicholas Ridgely

 
 
Nicholas Ridgely Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
1. Nicholas Ridgely Marker
Inscription.  In this churchyard lie the remains of Nicholas Ridgely, Statesman and Jurist. Born in Dover, 1762, eldest son of Dr. Charles Greenbury Ridgely and Mary Wynkoop Ridgely. Member of State Convention which ratified the Federal Constitution, December 7, 1787. Repeatedly Member of General Assembly from 1788 until 1801. Attorney-General of Delaware, 1791-1801. Delegate to Second State Constitutional Convention, 1791-92. Chancellor of Delaware from 1801 until his death, 1830.
 
Erected 1933 by Historic Markers Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list.
 
Location. 39° 9.28′ N, 75° 31.379′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of South State Street and East Water Street on South State Street. Marker is on wall at entrance to churchyard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Nicholas Ridgely Marker, with 2012 paint scheme and QR Code (upper right) added on image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2012
2. Nicholas Ridgely Marker, with 2012 paint scheme and QR Code (upper right) added on
Quick Response Code for quick reads with modern cell phones and similar devices.
walking distance of this marker. Caesar Rodney (here, next to this marker); Old Christ Church (here, next to this marker); Loockerman House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Stevenson House (about 300 feet away); Charles Inglis (about 300 feet away); Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning (about 400 feet away); John Bell House (about 500 feet away); Site of King George’s Tavern (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .  Nicholas Ridgely - Ratifier of the US Constitution. (Submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Nicholas Ridgely Marker, left, at churchyard gate, Shares location with Ceaser Rodney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2012
3. Nicholas Ridgely Marker, left, at churchyard gate, Shares location with Ceaser Rodney Marker
Nicholas Ridgely Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
4. Nicholas Ridgely Gravesite
Christ Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
5. Christ Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 750 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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