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Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Read Memorial

 
 
George Read Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 11, 2004
1. George Read Memorial Marker
Inscription. In memory of George Read signer of the Constitution of the United States by the Delaware State Society, NSDAR, in this year Bicentennial year 1987.

(Inscription on tomb stone) George Read born A.D. September 1732 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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 39° 45.115′ N, 75° 33.12′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Delaware Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is in Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 Delaware Ave, Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richard Bassett (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Rodmond Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); John McKinly (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Old Cathedral Cemetery (approx.

George Read Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 21, 2007
2. George Read Tombstone
0.2 miles away); Delaware Children's Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. mile away); Sugar Bowl (approx. mile away); Looking Back (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .  George Read - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on September 7, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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