near Bridgeville in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1968 by The Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number S. 50.)
Location. 38° 42.462′ N, 75° 33.375′ W. Marker is in near Bridgeville, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on Georgetown-Bridgeville Road (Delaware Route 404), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located between Sanflippo Road and Oak Road. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgeville DE 19933, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Jacobs School #143 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hearn's Pond (approx. 2.8 miles away); Edward Redfield (approx. 3.4 miles away); Bridgeville, Delaware (approx. 3.4 miles away); Chaplain's Chapel United Methodist Church (approx. 3˝ miles away); Sudler House (approx. 3.6 miles away); Cokesbury Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Seaford (approx. 4.6 miles away).
Regarding Seaford Hundred. The name "hundred"
Counties in Delaware,New Jersey and Pennsylvania were divided into hundreds in the seventeenth century, in imitation of the English system. They survive in Delaware (see List of Delaware Counties and Hundreds), and were used as tax reporting and voting districts until the 1960s, but now serve no administrative role, their only official legal use being in real- estate title descriptions
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 314 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.