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Pierre Samuel DuPont de Nemours Memorial

 
 
Pierre Samuel DuPont de Nemours Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 10, 2001
1. Pierre Samuel DuPont de Nemours Memorial Marker
Inscription. Sacred to the memory of Pierre Samuel DuPont de Nemours-Knight of the Order of Vasa, of the Legion of Honor and of the Order of Du Lis, Counselor of State, Member of the First Constituent Assembly, President of the Council of Ancients and member of the Institute of France.

Born in Paris December 14th A.D. 1739-Died at the Eleutherran Mills August 7th A.D. 1817
 
Location. 39° 47.016′ N, 75° 35.052′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Buck Road. Touch for map. The plaque is mounted on his tomb and is located in the DuPont Family Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19807, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of Montchanin (approx. half a mile away); Camp Brandywine (approx. 0.8 miles away); Alexis I. duPont Middle School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rockford Tower (approx. 1.2 miles away); Samuel Francis Du Pont (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mount Lebanon United Methodist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mount Salem United Methodist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of DuPont Airfield (approx. 1 miles away).
 
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Eleuthiere Irenee DuPont grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 10, 2001
2. Eleuthiere Irenee DuPont grave marker
Son of Pierre Samuel DuPont De Nemours. He is buried in the DuPont Family Cemetery
Henry Algernon DuPont grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 10, 2001
3. Henry Algernon DuPont grave marker
He is buried in the DuPont family cemetery. He is a Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: DU PONT, HENRY A. Rank and organization: Captain, 5th U.S. Artillery Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., 19 October 1864 Entered service at: Wilmington, Del. Date of issue: 2 April 1898 Citation: By his distinguished gallantry, and voluntary exposure to the enemy's fire at a critical moment, when the Union line had been broken, encouraged his men to stand to their guns, checked the advance of the enemy, and brought off most of his pieces.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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