Hockessin in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First African-American Schoolhouse In Hockessin
Erected 2012 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number NC-194.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1829.
Location. 39° 47.092′ N, 75° 42.01′ W. Marker is in Hockessin, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Grant Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 634 Grant Avenue, Hockessin DE 19707, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hockessin School #107C (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chippey African Union Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); James Henry "Nip" Winters (approx. ¼ mile away); St. John The Evangelist Church (approx. half a mile away); Cox-Phillips-Mitchell Agricultural Complex (approx. 0.7 miles away); Chair of Honor (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Hockessin Friends Meetinghouse (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hockessin.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.