“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Claymont, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> New Castle County, DE (626) Kent County, DE (250) Cecil County, MD (181) Kent County, MD (101) Gloucester County, NJ (55) Salem County, NJ (115) Chester County, PA (292) Delaware County, PA (257)  NewCastleCounty(626) New Castle County (626)  KentCounty(250) Kent County (250)  CecilCountyMaryland(181) Cecil County (181)  KentCounty(101) Kent County (101)  GloucesterCountyNew Jersey(55) Gloucester County (55)  SalemCounty(115) Salem County (115)  ChesterCountyPennsylvania(292) Chester County (292)  DelawareCounty(257) Delaware County (257)
Wilmington is the county seat for New Castle County
Claymont is in New Castle County
      New Castle County (626)  
      Kent County (250)  
      Cecil County, Maryland (181)  
      Kent County, Maryland (101)  
      Gloucester County, New Jersey (55)  
      Salem County, New Jersey (115)  
      Chester County, Pennsylvania (292)  
      Delaware County, Pennsylvania (257)  
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1Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — NC-176 — Archmere
This was once the home of John Jakob Raskob (1879-1950), financier, DuPont and General Motors executive, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and developer of the Empire State Building. Known as "The Patio," his palatial home was . . . Map (db m14697) HM
2Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — NC-123 — Church of the Ascension
The roots of this congregation can be traced to 1843 and the missionary efforts of Rev. Greenbury W. Ridgely and the Rt. Rev. Alfred Lee, who conducted services every other Sunday in the Claymont Stone School. The church was accepted into the . . . Map (db m154091) HM
3Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — NC-105 — Claymont Stone School
Also known as Naaman's Creek School No. 1, THE CLAYMONT STONE SCHOOL was built on land donated by John Dickinson, the "Penman of the American Revolution," in 1805. The building was expanded and renovated in 1905. Evidence suggests that it may have . . . Map (db m146379) HM
4Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — NC-192 — Grubb / Worth Mansion
John Grubb, one of the original English settlers in Delaware, acquired a one-third interest in a 600 acre tract of land at this location in 1680. Several generations passed and the Grubb family greatly increased their land holdings in the area and . . . Map (db m146375) HM
5Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — NC-162 — Hickman Row
The industrial expansion of Brandywine Hundred in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was largely reflective of national trends in the growth and development of heavy industry. As large corporations moved to locations outside of major cities, . . . Map (db m154138) HM
6Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — In Honor of All Veterans
To those who have served in peace, we are thankful for their steady watch and perseverance. To those who have seen battle, we know there are no unwounded comrades Those who gave their lives that others may live . . . Map (db m154166) WM
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7Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — Mother Catherine Rosarii
First Superior 1951 - 1957Map (db m146380) HM
8Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — NC-99 — Old Claymont High School
Constructed 1924-25. Also known as the Green Street School. Prominent in United States history as the first public high school in the 17 segregated states to be legally integrated. In January 1951, eight black students applied for admission. Due . . . Map (db m14705) HM
9Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — NC-160 — Robinson House
The oldest portion of this structure is believed to have been built circa 1730. In the 1740s the house and surrounding property were sold to Philadelphia merchant Thomas Robinson. Other holdings included a milling operation and landing on nearby . . . Map (db m14704) HM
10Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — NC-91 — The Darley House
The home of world-renowned illustrator Felix O.C. Darley (1822-1888). Built in the late 18th century and enlarged several times during the first half of the 19th century, the house was purchased by Darley in 1863 and renamed "The Wren's Nest." . . . Map (db m14137) HM
11Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — The Guardian of Defenders Memorial
. . . Map (db m154092) WM
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Nov. 29, 2022