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In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird

 
 
In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, April 9, 2012
1. In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird Marker
Inscription.  Former owners of the Read House, their home for fifty-five years. They were longtime benefactors of New Castle doing much to encourage and promote the preservation and architectural beauty of this colonial town.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list.
 
Location. 39° 39.578′ N, 75° 33.681′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on The Strand. Marker is across the street from the Read House. 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. Read House & Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of George Read (within shouting distance of this marker); Packet Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); Frenchtown Railroad Sleepers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Welcome Society of Pennsylvania (about 400 feet away); Presbyterian Church
In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, September 1, 2019
2. In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird Marker
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(about 400 feet away); William Penn (about 400 feet away); Revolutionary War Patriots in the Immanuel Churchyard (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
George Read II House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, April 9, 2012
3. George Read II House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 21, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on February 2, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.   3. submitted on April 21, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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May. 26, 2022