“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 Glasgow, 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
Glasgow 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), Glasgow — NC-142 — Aiken's Tavern Historic District
In the years prior to the Revolutionary War, John Aiken commenced the operation of a tavern and storehouse at this location near the intersection of two of the major roadways of the Delmarva Peninsula. Aided by their proximity to this important . . . Map (db m153860) HM
2Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — Delaware Militia
The federal government recognized the need for a militia. It is mentioned in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The 2nd Amendment states “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the . . . Map (db m140181) WM
3Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — Exploring the Past of Pencader Hundred
Exploring the Past of Pencader Hundred (Headings only-the lower scrip is not legible) Welsh Tract Church, Milling, Development of Roads, Iron Production, New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad, C & D Canal, Revolutionary War, Native American . . . Map (db m140189) HM
4Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — Historic Iron Ore Mining
What is iron ore? Iron is a silvery-white, solid metal, though when found in Pencader Hundred, it commonly appears as a brown and sometimes nearly black oxide of iron. Its chemical symbol Fe, is derived from ferrum, the Latin word for iron. By . . . Map (db m140211) HM
5Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — Marquis de Lafayette
The great debt we owe the French people was repaid 136 years later during the First World War when the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France. On July 4, 1917, American troops marched through Paris, ending at the grave of Lafayette. At . . . Map (db m168721) HM
6Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — Mason Dixon Line & the Boundaries of Delaware
Delaware boundaries are made up of three distinct lines. * The 12-mile radius, surveyed 1701. ** The Transpeninsular Line, surveyed 1751. *** The Mason-Dixon Line, surveyed 1763. All the lines were completed even before Delaware became a . . . Map (db m153857) HM
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7Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — NC-124 — Pencader Presbyterian Church
On October 15, 1701, William Penn granted 30,000 acres of land to William Davies, David Evans, and William Willis "in behalf of themselves and Company of new Welsh Purchasers." Known as the Welsh Tract, this expansive holding attracted large . . . Map (db m153859) HM
8Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — NC-203 — Poplar Hall
James Boulden the Elder and his family moved to Delaware from Maryland in the mid-18th century, amassing wealth and expanding their land ownership in Pencader Hundred as the century progressed. The two-story brick mansion house was built during this . . . Map (db m147803) HM
9Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — The Hundreds of Delaware
What is a Hundred? A hundred is an old English subdivision of a county. Although the origin is somewhat shrouded in mystery, basically it was a tract of land large enough to provide a hundred men to serve the king’s wars. In American colonies . . . Map (db m156915) HM
10Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — The March Through PencaderA Fight for Freedom
Philadelphia Campaign Troop Maneuvers in Delaware and Maryland August 25-September 10, 1777 (as shown on the map) (Inscription in the lower right) The Philadelphia Campaign was so-named since the city was the British . . . Map (db m153862) HM
11Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — Veterans Memorial
In honor of all Delaware Veterans and their families Map (db m189387) WM
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Nov. 29, 2022