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

Home of John Dickinson

 
 
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By Nate Davidson, July 17, 2008
1. Home of John Dickinson Marker
Inscription.  "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. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 6.273′ N, 75° 26.983′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. 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 of this marker. The St. Jones River: Why the Mansion Faces South (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Jones Neck (approx. half a mile away); C-45G
Dickinson House image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 24, 2009
2. Dickinson House
This house and plantation is open to the public for tours and living history programs that depict life on a colonial plantation.
(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-5A (approx. one mile away); Byfield (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. (Submitted on January 10, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. John Dickinson - Colonial Hall. (Submitted on January 10, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 957 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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