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Marydel in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

West Dover Hundred

 
 
West Dover Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 17, 2014
1. West Dover Hundred Marker
Inscription. Originally part of St. Jones Hundred, renamed Dover Hundred 1823, the boundaries being Little Creek on the north and St. Jones Creek on the south, extending from Delaware River to Maryland Line. Dover Hundred was divided 1877 into two Hundreds, called West Dover Hundred and East Dover Hundred.
 
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission.
 
Location. 39° 6.743′ N, 75° 44.703′ W. Marker is in Marydel, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on Halltown Road (Delaware Route 8), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Halltown Road becomes Crown Stone Road (Maryland Route 454) at this marker, which is on the Mason-Dixon Line that divides Delaware from Maryland. Marker is at or near this postal address: 257 Halltown Rd, Marydel DE 19964, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Sapling ... (within shouting distance of this marker in Maryland); Mason-Dixon Crownstone (within shouting distance of this marker); Cow Marsh Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Cheney Clow's Rebellion (approx. 6.1 miles away); Town of Kenton
West Dover Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 17, 2014
2. West Dover Hundred Marker
(approx. 9 miles away); Dudley's Chapel (approx. 9.3 miles away in Maryland); Peter Harrington (approx. 10 miles away in Maryland); Greensboro-Threatened by Ideas (approx. 10 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marydel.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on June 1, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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