Newport in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Oliver Evans (1755-1819)
Inventor and Engineer
Erected 1966 by Public Archives Commission. (Marker Number NC-71.)
Location. 39° 42.852′ N, 75° 36.371′ W. Marker is in Newport, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on E. Market St. (Delaware Route 4) just east of N. Walnut St., on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker sits in Bicentennial Memorial Park in front of the large gun. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19804, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peniel United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Delaware Military Academy (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Delaware Continentals (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ashley Mansion (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Home of William Julius "Judy" Johnson (approx. 1.7 Marshallton (approx. 2 miles away); The "Annie Oakleys": First Female Prison Guards in the United States (approx. 2.1 miles away); Wilmington & Western Railroad (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Also see . . . Oliver Evans -Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 15, 2012, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware.)
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