Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bear, Delaware
Wilmington is the county seat for New Castle County
Bear is in New Castle County
New Castle County(612) ► ADJACENT TO NEW CASTLE COUNTY Kent County(250) ► Cecil County, Maryland(177) ► Kent County, Maryland(100) ► Gloucester County, New Jersey(55) ► Salem County, New Jersey(114) ► Chester County, Pennsylvania(292) ► Delaware County, Pennsylvania(239) ►
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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
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
[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
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
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
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