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The smallest, flattest and driest continent on earth is about the same size as the United States. Settled 200 Years ago by a contingent of outcasts and criminals from Great Britain, Australia is now populated by 16 million "ockers" and ten times . . . — — Map (db m206327) HM
On December 29, 1858, the Lighthouse Board issued the following announcement:
“Notice to Mariners
Fenwicks Island, Delaware”
Notice is hereby given that the new tower at Fenwicks Island, Delaware, is finished, . . . — — Map (db m63345) HM
This is the marker from which Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon started the survey for the famous Mason-Dixon Line that separates Delaware from Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
This marker was settled in 1750 by John Emory and Thomas Jones, . . . — — Map (db m95336) HM
The Fenwick Island Lighthouse
In operation from 1859 to 1978
as an official aid to navigation
Transferred to Delaware, 1981
Restored, 1982 – 1983, by The Friends of
the Fenwick Island Lighthouse under the
leadership of . . . — — Map (db m3027) HM
The Fenwick Island Lighthouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the Department of Interior in 1979 in recognition of its significance of the rich maritime history of Delaware.
In 1852, responding to pressure to . . . — — Map (db m63347) HM
This stone monument, erected April 26, 1751, marks the eastern end of the Transpeninsular Line surveyed 1751-1751 by John Watson and William Parsons of Pennsylvania and John Emory and Thomas Jones of Maryland. This line established the east-west . . . — — Map (db m1234) HM