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

Home of John Dickinson

 
 
Home of John Dickinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, July 17, 2008
1. Home of John Dickinson Marker
Inscription. "The Penman of the Revolution." Member of Delaware colonial and state assemblies. Member of Continental Congress, Annapolis Convention, and Philadelphia Federal Constitutional Convention. Signer for Delaware of Articles of Confederation and Federal Constitution. Governor of Delaware and President of Second Delaware Constitutional Convention. Born Maryland, 1732; died Wilmington, 1808.
 
Erected 1939 by Public Archives Commission.
 
Location. 39° 6.273′ N, 75° 26.983′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on Kitts Hummock Road. Touch for map. Marker located at the entrance of the Dickinson Plantation historic site. Entrance to the historic site is free to the public. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The St. Jones River: Why the Mansion Faces South (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Jones Neck (approx. half a mile away); Byfield (approx. one mile away); Commemoration Park (approx. one mile away); T-33A Shooting Star (approx. one mile away); Hangar 1301
Dickinson House image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 24, 2009
2. Dickinson House
This house and plantation is open to the public for tours and living history programs that depict life on a colonial plantation.
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Warner Mifflin (approx. 2.5 miles away); Murderkill/Motherkiln Friends Meeting (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Dickinson - A Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on January 10, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. John Dickinson - Colonial Hall. (Submitted on January 10, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 830 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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