New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Died 21st September 1798
Member of the Congress of the Revolution.
The Convention that framed the Constitution
of the U. S. and of
The first Senate under it.
Judge of admiralty
President and Chief Justice
of Delaware and a signer of the
Declaration of Independence
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series list.
Location. 39° 39.644′ N, 75° 33.742′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Harmony Street on Market Street. Marker is in the cemetery of Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle DE 19720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Midshipman John Stockton, United States Navy (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots in the Immanuel Churchyard (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named George Read Captain John Evans (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Wansey (within shouting distance of this marker); Frenchtown Railroad Sleepers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheriff's House and County Jail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 614 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 21, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.