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

Samuel Patterson

 
 
Samuel Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, August 1, 2013
1. Samuel Patterson Marker
Inscription. Operated flour mill one-fourth mile south. Was captain in French and Indian War. In American Revolution was member of Boston Relief Committee, colonel of Delaware battalion of famous "Flying Camp," Brigadier General of Delaware militia and first treasurer of Delaware State. Died 1785. Buried in Presbyterian Cemetery at Christiana.
 
Erected 1967 by Public Archives Commission. (Marker Number NC-52.)
 
Location. 39° 40.035′ N, 75° 39.866′ W. Marker is in Christiana, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on West Main Street just north of Flanders Way, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker sits on the South East corner of Albert H. Jones Elementary School property. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 West Main Street, Newark DE 19702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Talbot's Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christiana United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christiana Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Fort Union American Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Christiana Public School #111-C
Looking east down West Main St. image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, August 1, 2013
2. Looking east down West Main St.
Albert H. Jones Elementary School is seen on the left
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Purple Heart Trail in Delaware (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hale-Byrnes House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Salem United Methodist Church (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Christiana.
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Patterson - Find-A-Grave. (Submitted on August 4, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. War, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2013, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2013, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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