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

Caesar Rodney

 
 
Caesar Rodney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
1. Caesar Rodney Marker
Inscription. Statesman, Soldier and Patriot. Member of Stamp Act Congress and of First and Second Continental Congresses. Signer of Declaration of Independence. Member and Speaker of Colonial Assembly of “Three Lower Counties on Delaware.” Member of Council of Safety, Major-General of Delaware Militia, and President (Governor) of Delaware during American Revolution. Born 1728, died 1784. Buried on his farm, “Poplar Grove.” Re-interred in Christ Church Yard 1887.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 39° 9.28′ N, 75° 31.379′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of South State Street and East Water Street on South State Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the entrance wall of the churchyard. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nicholas Ridgely (here, next to this marker); Old Christ Church (here, next to this marker); Loockerman House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Stevenson House (about 300
Caesar Rodney Marker, new paint scheme and QR Code (upper left corner) added in 2012 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2012
2. Caesar Rodney Marker, new paint scheme and QR Code (upper left corner) added in 2012
Quick Response Code for quick reads with modern cell phones and similar devices.
feet away); Charles Inglis (about 300 feet away); Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning (about 400 feet away); John Bell House (about 500 feet away); Site of King George’s Tavern (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .  Caesar Rodney - Signer of the Declaration of Independence. (Submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Persons
 
Caesar Rodney Marker ,right, shares location with Nicholas Ridgely marker at Churchyard gate image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2012
3. Caesar Rodney Marker ,right, shares location with Nicholas Ridgely marker at Churchyard gate
Caesar Rodney Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
4. Caesar Rodney Gravesite
Caesar Rodney Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
5. Caesar Rodney Plaque
Christ Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
6. Christ Church
Caesar Rodney Grave engraving image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
7. Caesar Rodney Grave engraving
 
 
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 963 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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