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

Joseph Oliver

 
 
Joseph Oliver Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 21, 2011
1. Joseph Oliver Marker
Inscription.  In memory of Joseph Oliver who departed this life February 28, twenty minutes after seven in the morning in the Year of our Lord 1807 aged about eighty years.

Joseph Oliver was owner of land North of the Mispillion River, formally known as Saw Mill Range. In 1787 Mr. Oliver divided the land into building lots and is now known as the City of Milford
 
Erected by City of Milford Commission of Landmarks & Museums.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1836.
 
Location. 38° 54.933′ N, 75° 25.9′ W. Marker is in Milford, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from N. Church Street. Located within Christ Church cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 N Church Street, Milford DE 19963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Church (here, next to this marker); Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Milford's First Methodist Church

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(about 500 feet away); The Towers (about 700 feet away); Site of the Home of General Alfred T.A. Torbert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mispillion River Greenway Historical Sites (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parson Thorne Mansion (approx. ¼ mile away); Milford (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
Joseph Oliver Burial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 21, 2011
2. Joseph Oliver Burial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2011, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,099 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2011, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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