Marydel in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number KC-69.)
Location. 39° 6.76′ N, 75° 44.736′ W. Marker is in Marydel, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on Crownstone Road (Route 454), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. 14 miles west of Dover, DE on De Route 8
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Sapling ... (a few steps from this marker in Maryland); West Dover Hundred (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheney Clow's Rebellion (approx. 6.1 miles away); Town of Kenton (approx. 9 miles away); Dudley's Chapel (approx. 9.2 miles away in Maryland); Peter Harrington (approx. 10 miles away in Maryland); Greensboro-Threatened by Ideas (approx. 10 miles away in Maryland); Town of Wyoming (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marydel.
More about this marker. This is a Delaware marker on the Maryland state line. Marydel also has a Maryland mailing address. This marker replaced Marker K-43 (undated) erected by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs with the same title that read “In 1763, Penn and Calvert commissioners erected mile stones along the boundary between Maryland the three lower counties (Delaware), part of the Mason-Dixon survey. Every five miles they erected elaborate crown stones. This stone was displayed in St. Louis in 1904, and later in Baltimore. It was returned to Marydel in 1954 and was reset in 1964.”
Regarding Mason-Dixon Crownstone.
Also see . . .
1. Wiki.Worldflicks.Org. Through Google (Submitted on October 18, 2010, by Joseph Lanata of Marydel, Delaware.)
2. Delaware Archives - MASON-DIXON CROWN STONE. (Submitted on October 18, 2010, by Joseph Lanata of Marydel, Delaware.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers •
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