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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bear, Delaware

 
Clickable Map of New Castle County, Delaware and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg New Castle County, DE (811) Kent County, DE (258) Cecil County, MD (184) Kent County, MD (101) Gloucester County, NJ (55) Salem County, NJ (115) Chester County, PA (451) Delaware County, PA (282)  NewCastleCounty(811) New Castle County (811)  KentCounty(258) Kent County (258)  CecilCountyMaryland(184) Cecil County (184)  KentCounty(101) Kent County (101)  GloucesterCountyNew Jersey(55) Gloucester County (55)  SalemCounty(115) Salem County (115)  ChesterCountyPennsylvania(451) Chester County (451)  DelawareCounty(282) Delaware County (282)
Wilmington is the county seat for New Castle County
Bear is in New Castle County
      New Castle County (811)  
ADJACENT TO NEW CASTLE COUNTY
      Kent County (258)  
      Cecil County, Maryland (184)  
      Kent County, Maryland (101)  
      Gloucester County, New Jersey (55)  
      Salem County, New Jersey (115)  
      Chester County, Pennsylvania (451)  
      Delaware County, Pennsylvania (282)  
 
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1 Delaware, New Castle County, Bear — Address by President Abraham Lincoln
President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, an early national cemetery for the Civil War dead. Starting in 1909, a date . . . Map (db m184904) HM WM
2 Delaware, New Castle County, Bear — Boswell Square
Named for James Boswell who was born in 1740 in Edinburgh, Scotland and was educated at Utrecht and Edinburgh University. Although a lawyer by profession, Boswell traveled widely in Europe and wrote at length of his journeys with skill and wit. The . . . Map (db m146784) HM
3 Delaware, New Castle County, Bear — Delaware Medal of Honor Recipients and Those Who Died in Service Memorial Cenotaph
[Medal of Honor Recipients markers] Here interred, with full military honors, at dedication services on October 15, 1989, are inscriptions conveyed from state and national monuments, symbolically representing those Delawareans who made . . . Map (db m184901) HM WM
4 Delaware, New Castle County, Bear — POW/MIA Chair of HonorYou Are Not Forgotten — All Gave Some • Some Gave All —
Since World War I more than 91,000 American soldiers[, sailors, airmen, and marines] are unaccounted for. This unoccupied seat is dedicated to the memory of [t]hese brave men and women and to the [s]acrifices each made in serving this . . . Map (db m184896) HM WM
5 Delaware, New Castle County, Bear — Sgt. James P. Connor Memorial Circle
Medal of Honor recipient WWIIMap (db m189388) WM
6 Delaware, New Castle County, Bear — NC-126 — Sgt. James P. Connor Memorial Circle
Born in Wilmington, Delaware, on January 12, 1919, James P. Connor entered the U.S. Army in January 1941. As a member of the 7th Infantry, 3rd Division, he was a participant in the amphibious landing at Cape Cavalaire in southern France. On August . . . Map (db m144315) HM
7 Delaware, New Castle County, Bear — The John Barbour PreserveThe Father of Scottish Literature
John Barbour was born about 1316 and died in 1396. He was a native of Aberdeen, Scotland, a well educated man and for 40 years served as Archdeacon of St. Machar Cathedral. In the mid 14th century there were no Scottish universities. John . . . Map (db m146790) HM
8 Delaware, New Castle County, Bear, Glasgow — Veterans Memorial
In honor of all Delaware Veterans and their families Map (db m189387) WM
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9 Delaware, New Castle County, Bear, Lums Pond State Park — Peter Geldof, Jr.: First Director of Delaware's Park SystemPioneer of Preservation
Lums Pond State Park The pond has existed since 1735 when St. Georges Creek was dammed to power a sawmill. when the Lum family acquired the mill after 1809, they lent their name to the pond. Some twenty years later, Lums Pond provided water . . . Map (db m238407) HM
 
 
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Feb. 21, 2024