“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 Frankford, Delaware

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Georgetown is the county seat for Sussex County
Frankford is in Sussex County
      Sussex County (421)  
      Kent County (250)  
      Caroline County, Maryland (85)  
      Dorchester County, Maryland (148)  
      Wicomico County, Maryland (94)  
      Worcester County, Maryland (94)  
      Cape May County, New Jersey (170)  
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1Delaware (Sussex County), Frankford — SC-93 — Antioch Camp Meeting
A "society" of the African Methodist Episcopal Church was established in this area by the 1830's. The first church was purchased in 1857. On February 28, 1890 land was purchased at this site for the purpose of construction of a new church. Annual . . . Map (db m37323) HM
2Delaware (Sussex County), Frankford — SC-190/141 — Blackwater Presbyterian ChurchAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
In the 17th century, the colony of Maryland was founded as a refuge for Catholics and members of other religious faiths then subject to persecution. Many of the early settlers of this region, then a part of Maryland, were Presbyterians who had been . . . Map (db m122258) HM
3Delaware (Sussex County), Frankford — SC-237 — Captain Ebe Chandler House
After adventurous service as a sea captain during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Captain Ebe Townsend Chandler returned to his hometown of Frankford and purchased what is now known as the Captain Chandler House in 1918. Built by Captain . . . Map (db m190329) HM
4Delaware (Sussex County), Frankford — SC-137 — Frankford United Methodist Church
In 1819, a group of Methodists purchased a parcel of land north of present-day Frankford. A frame chapel was erected, and on March 4, 1820, the members of the congregation met there to elect trustees and formally organize themselves as Antioch . . . Map (db m37256) HM
5Delaware (Sussex County), Frankford — SC 141 — Jones Cemetery
By the 1840’s, a group of local Methodists were meeting nearby in Jones School. Desiring a permanent place of worship, the congregation built a church in 1857 at a site one-half mile west of here. In 1861, Jacob Jones and his wife, Love . . . Map (db m48566) HM
6Delaware (Sussex County), Frankford — SC-109 — St. George's United Methodist Church
The roots of this congregation can be traced to the late 1700’s, when Methodist pioneers such as Francis Asbury and Freeborn Garrettson visited this area to propagate the faith. Meetings were held in the open air and in private residences. By 1816 a . . . Map (db m38381) HM
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7Delaware (Sussex County), Frankford — SC-119 — Union Wesley United Methodist Church and Campground
The roots of African-American Methodism in this area can be traced to the late 18th century when Methodism pioneers such as Francis Asbury and Freeborn Garrettson traveled locally organizing black “classes” for worship. Over time some groups chose . . . Map (db m37844) HM
8Delaware (Sussex County), Frankford — Veterans Memorial
In honor of all from Frankford who died serving their countryMap (db m190327) WM
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Dec. 10, 2022