Middletown in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Former Site of the Alston and Hunn Farms
Erected 2015 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number NC-210.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1845.
Location. 39° 27.071′ N, 75° 41.501′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on East Main Street (County Route 299) near Dove Run Blvd, on the left when traveling west. Located at Middletown High School (120 Silver Lake Rd, Middletown, DE), northern side which boarders Route 299/E. Main St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown DE 19709, 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. Louis L. Redding Comprehensive High School (approx. one mile away); Middletown World War I Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Middletown (approx. 1.4 miles away); Witherspoon Tavern (approx. 1.4 miles away); Middletown AcademySchool Bell (approx. 1.4 miles away); Forest Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M. (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
Also see . . . Middletown Transcript Newspaper. Memorial to recognize Middletown as Underground Railroad stop (Submitted on September 8, 2015, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware.)
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