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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Delmar, Delaware

 
Clickable Map of Sussex 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 Sussex County, DE (509) Kent County, DE (276) Caroline County, MD (89) Dorchester County, MD (148) Wicomico County, MD (94) Worcester County, MD (95) Cape May County, NJ (199)  SussexCounty(509) Sussex County (509)  KentCounty(276) Kent County (276)  CarolineCountyMaryland(89) Caroline County (89)  DorchesterCounty(148) Dorchester County (148)  WicomicoCounty(94) Wicomico County (94)  WorcesterCounty(95) Worcester County (95)  CapeMayCountyNew Jersey(199) Cape May County (199)
Georgetown is the county seat for Sussex County
Delmar is in Sussex County
      Sussex County (509)  
ADJACENT TO SUSSEX COUNTY
      Kent County (276)  
      Caroline County, Maryland (89)  
      Dorchester County, Maryland (148)  
      Wicomico County, Maryland (94)  
      Worcester County, Maryland (95)  
      Cape May County, New Jersey (199)  
 
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1 Delaware, Sussex County, Delmar — American Legion Memorial
Dedicated November 16, 1975 in honor of the men who gave their lives for our country and the charter members of the post Marion Hastings • Francis Nunvar • George Harrington • S. Harrison Jones • W. Edward Ritchie • John Sheldon • . . . Map (db m165021) HM WM
2 Delaware, Sussex County, Delmar — SC-278 — Delaware International Speedway
In 1963, the Cathell family purchased land near Delmar where they built a quarter-mile drag strip known as the US 13 Dragway. As interest in racing grew, they added a dirt speedway to the west of the drag strip and towed grandstands on wheels . . . Map (db m245583) HM
3 Delaware, Sussex County, Delmar — S-69 — Highball Signal
Signals of this type were used on early railroads to control train movements. When the track was clear, the station agent would hoist the ball, permitting the train to proceed. The signal is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.Map (db m39780) HM
4 Delaware, Sussex County, Delmar — SC-104 — Line United Methodist Church
On January 31, 1785, Planner Shores sold a one acre lot to the trustees of the local Methodist Society. A part of a tract known as “Pleasant Grove”, the land was located on the border of Delaware and Maryland. The deed stipulated that a preaching . . . Map (db m49925) HM
5 Delaware, Sussex County, Delmar — SC-135 — St. George's Methodist Church
The roots of this church can be traced to the efforts of Reverend Elijah Hitch, a local preacher of the Methodist Episcopal denomination, who was invited by area residents to hold services in their homes during the spring of 1842. Later meetings . . . Map (db m245585) HM
6 Delaware, Sussex County, Delmar — SC-259 — St. Stephen's United Methodist Church
St. Stephen's UMC was formed in 1964 through the merger of Mt. Olive Methodist Protestant and First Methodist Church creating a unified congregation of approximately 800 members. In 1889, Mt. Olive incorporated and a church located at the corner of . . . Map (db m245581) HM
7 Delaware, Sussex County, Delmar — SC-103 — Town of Delmar
The town of Delmar was established soon after the Delaware Railroad reached this area in 1859. Although fire devastated Delmar in 1892 and 1901, the town continued to build and grow. Incorporated on March 9, 1899, Delmar became known as the . . . Map (db m168192) HM
8 Delaware, Sussex County, Delmar — Veterans Memorial
In memory of our comrades who fought and died for freedom's cause. World War I • World War II • Korea • VietnamMap (db m174388) WM
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9 Delaware, Sussex County, Delmar — World War II Memorial1941-1945
In memory of our comrades who died for freedom in World War II John G. Cropper • George C. Curdy • Harold E. Dutton • Roland Galusha • Howard E. Hastings • Robert B. Hayman • George Kerekesh • Calvert A. Legates • Ralph McCain • Harry Neill • . . . Map (db m39782) WM
 
 
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Jun. 20, 2024