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

Captain Jonathan Caldwell

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
1. Captain Jonathan Caldwell Marker
Inscription.  This farm, formerly known as Burberry's Berry, was home of Captain Jonathan Caldwell of Colonel Haslet's Regiment in Revolution. Tradition says Delaware soldiers received name "Blue Hen's Chickens" from Caldwell's men having with tem game chickens, celebrated in Kent County for their famous fighting qalities, the brood of a certain blue hen.
 
Erected 1959 by Public Archives Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 0.366′ N, 75° 33.745′ W. Marker is in Felton, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on Midstate Road (Delaware Route 12). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Felton DE 19943, 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. Rescue House of Prayer (approx. 0.7 miles away); Town of Felton (approx. ¾ mile away); Honor and Remember (approx. 0.8 miles away); Felton Railroad Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Geographic Center of Delaware
Captain Jonathan Caldwell Farm image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
2. Captain Jonathan Caldwell Farm
(approx. one mile away); North Murderkill Hundred (approx. 2.2 miles away); Immigrant Jewish Farms (approx. 3 miles away); Laws Chapel (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Felton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,028 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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