John Dickinson Plantation near Dover in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of John Dickinson
"The Penman of the Revolution." Member of Delaware colonial and state assemblies. Member of Continental Congress, Annapolis Convention, and Philadelphia Federal Constitutional Convention. Signer for Delaware of Articles of Confederation and Federal Constitution. Governor of Delaware and President of Second Delaware Constitutional Convention. Born Maryland, 1732; died Wilmington, 1808.
Erected 1939 by Public Archives Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1732.
Location. 39° 6.273′ N, 75° 26.983′ W. Marker is near Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. It is in John Dickinson Plantation. Marker is on Kitts Hummock Road. Marker located at the entrance of the Dickinson Plantation historic site. Entrance to the historic site is free to the public. 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 walking distance The St. Jones River: Why the Mansion Faces South (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Jones Neck (approx. half a mile away); C-45G (approx. 0.9 miles away); C-60 (approx. 0.9 miles away); U-3A (approx. 0.9 miles away); LGM-30 (approx. 0.9 miles away); C-5 (approx. one mile away); C-5A (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
Also see . . .
1. John Dickinson. A Biographical Directory of the United States Congress entry (Submitted on January 10, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. John Dickenson. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 25, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,157 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. 3. submitted on September 25, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.