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New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Read

 
 
George Read Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 9, 2012
1. George Read Marker
Inscription.
born A.D. 1732
Died 21st September 1798
Member of the Congress of the Revolution.
The Convention that framed the Constitution
of the U. S. and of
The first Senate under it.
Judge of admiralty
President and Chief Justice
of Delaware and a signer of the
Declaration of Independence

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 39° 39.644′ N, 75° 33.742′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Harmony Street on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in the cemetery of Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle DE 19720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Midshipman John Stockton, United States Navy (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots in the Immanuel Churchyard (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named George Read (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain John Evans (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Wansey
George Read Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 9, 2012
2. George Read Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Frenchtown Railroad Sleepers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheriff's House and County Jail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 9, 2012
3. Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green
Immanuel Protestant Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 9, 2012
4. Immanuel Protestant Episcopal Church
Founded 1689
Erected 1703
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 21, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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