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Cheswold in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Little Creek Hundred

 
 
Little Creek Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
1. Little Creek Hundred Marker
Inscription. Originally embraced all lands south of Leipsic Creek and north of Little Creek from Delaware River to Maryland line. In 1869 western half was detached and joined to western half of Duck Creek Hundred to form Kenton Hundred.
 
Erected 1966 by Public Archives Commission.
 
Location. 39° 14.552′ N, 75° 35.249′ W. Marker is in Cheswold, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on U.S. 13. Touch for map. Marker is at Garrison Lake. Marker is in this post office area: Cheswold DE 19936, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Little Creek Hundred (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Duck Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Commodore Jacob Jones (approx. 4 miles away); Smyrna Opera House and Old Town Hall (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Barracks (approx. 4.1 miles away); Home of Allen McLane (approx. 4.2 miles away); Town of Clayton (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheswold.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Garrison Lake image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
2. Garrison Lake
If you click on the photo you will see a bald eagle flying as well as one sitting on the ice.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 500 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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