Georgetown in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
“Pettijohn’s Old Field”
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1811.
Location. 38° 41.416′ N, 75° 23.136′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of The Circle (U.S. 9) and Bedford Street and Market Street, on the left on The Circle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown DE 19947, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Relocation of the County Seat (a few steps from this marker); Sussex County Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Return Day (within shouting distance of this marker); Sussex County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sussex County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Also see . . .
1. Georgetown, Delaware History. (Submitted on July 1, 2006.)
2. Walking Tour of Historic Georgetown, Delaware. (Submitted on July 1, 2006.)
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