Newport in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Oliver Evans (1755-1819)
Inventor and Engineer
Erected 1966 by Public Archives Commission. (Marker Number NC-71.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 39° 42.852′ N, 75° 36.371′ W. Marker is in Newport, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on E. Market St. (Delaware Route 4) just east of N. Walnut St., on the right when traveling east. The marker sits in Bicentennial Memorial Park in front of the large gun. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor of All Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Peniel United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Delaware Military Academy Five Points Civil Association Fire Squad Bell (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Delaware Continentals (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ashley Mansion (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Industrial Track Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Home of William Julius "Judy" Johnson (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Also see . . . Oliver Evans -Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 15, 2012, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2012, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. This page has been viewed 587 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2012, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.