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Bridgeville in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bridgeville, Delaware

 
 
Bridgeville, Delaware Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 18, 2011
1. Bridgeville, Delaware Marker
Inscription.
Settled in 1684
by
Christopher Nutter
Through a land grant from Charles Calvert,
The third Lord Baron of Baltimore
Originally referred to as
"Attawattacoquin"
Later known as
"Bridge Branch"
until January 3, 1871, thereafter named
"Bridgeville"
and was incorporated on March 29, 1871

The Bridge Bicentennial Committee presents
this memorial garden to the town of Bridgeville
on July 4, 1976, in commemoration of our nations
200th Anniversary

 
Location. 38° 44.655′ N, 75° 35.946′ W. Marker is in Bridgeville, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on North Main Street (Business Delaware Route 404) near Market Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at Bridgeville Town Hall. 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. Edward Redfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sudler House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Jacobs School #143 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Seaford Hundred (approx. 3.4 miles away); St. Johnstown Methodist Church
Bridgeville, Delaware Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 18, 2011
2. Bridgeville, Delaware Marker
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Hearn's Pond (approx. 4 miles away); Cannon-Maston House (approx. 4.7 miles away); Chaplain's Chapel United Methodist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgeville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Bridgeville, Delaware Marker and Town Hall image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 18, 2011
3. Bridgeville, Delaware Marker and Town Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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