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

Captain Jonathan Caldwell

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
1. Captain Jonathan Caldwell Marker
Inscription. This farm, formerly known as Burberry's Berry, was home of Captain Jonathan Caldwell of Colonel Haslet's Regiment in Revolution. Tradition says Delaware soldiers received name "Blue Hen's Chickens" from Caldwell's men having with tem game chickens, celebrated in Kent County for their famous fighting qalities, the brood of a certain blue hen.
 
Erected 1959 by Public Archives Commission.
 
Location. 39° 0.366′ N, 75° 33.745′ W. Marker is in Felton, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on Midstate Road (Delaware Route 12). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Felton DE 19943, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Felton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Geographic Center of Delaware (approx. one mile away); North Murderkill Hundred (approx. 2.2 miles away); Barratt's Chapel (approx. 5.7 miles away); a different marker also named Barratt's Chapel (approx. 5.7 miles away); Clark's Corner (approx. 5.7 miles away); First Rural Free Delivery Route (approx. 5.8 miles away); Harrington (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Felton.
 
Categories. AgricultureWar, US Revolutionary
 
Captain Jonathan Caldwell Farm image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
2. Captain Jonathan Caldwell Farm
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 795 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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