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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Laurel, 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 (340) Kent County, DE (210) Caroline County, MD (59) Dorchester County, MD (102) Wicomico County, MD (67) Worcester County, MD (79) Cape May County, NJ (69)  SussexCounty(340) Sussex County (340)  KentCounty(210) Kent County (210)  CarolineCountyMaryland(59) Caroline County (59)  DorchesterCounty(102) Dorchester County (102)  WicomicoCounty(67) Wicomico County (67)  WorcesterCounty(79) Worcester County (79)  CapeMayCountyNew Jersey(69) Cape May County (69)
Location of Laurel, Delaware
    Sussex County (340)
    Kent County (210)
    Caroline County, Maryland (59)
    Dorchester County, Maryland (102)
    Wicomico County, Maryland (67)
    Worcester County, Maryland (79)
    Cape May County, New Jersey (69)
 
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1Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 312 East 4th Street
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988Map (db m164973) HM
2Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 403 South Central Avenue
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988Map (db m164978) HM
3Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 404 Pine Street
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988Map (db m165016) HM
4Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 407 5th Street
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988Map (db m165017) HM
5Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 502 South Central Avenue
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988Map (db m164977) HM
6Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 505 South Central Avenue
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988Map (db m164979) HM
7Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 511 Pine Street
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988Map (db m165012) HM
8Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — SC-160 — Centenary United Methodist Church
In 1801 there was a great revival of religion amoung the residents of the area. The growing appeal of the Methodist movement resulted in hundreds of new members for the church. A class was formed in the Laurel area, and in 1802 a church was . . . Map (db m11816) HM
9Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — SC-145 — Christ United Methodist Church
In the fall of 1831, Reverend Thomas Pearson came to Laurel to assist with the establishment of a Methodist Protestant congregation in the community. With its founding, the church became one of the first of this denomination in Delaware. Early . . . Map (db m4430) HM
10Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Dr. Farlow House
Laurel's Longest Serving Mayor, 1930s Circa 1880 - 1900Map (db m164976) HM
11Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Fooks-Plummer House
. . . Map (db m164974) HM
12Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Gordy-Windsor House
. . . Map (db m165015) HM
13Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — SC-202 — Hope Lodge No. 4Grand Lodge of Delaware , A.F. & A.M.
On June 23, 1800, a charter was issued by the Grand Lodge of Maryland for Lodge No. 31 in “Laurel Town.” The first Worshipful Master of the Lodge was Jesse Green (1766-1834). A Maryland native who moved to Delaware in the 1790s, . . . Map (db m60600) HM
14Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — S-84 — Laurel
This site was originally part of a tract known as "Bachelor's Delight". From 1711 to 1768 it was included in a 3,000 acre Nanticoke Indian Reservation, authorized by an act of the Maryland Assembly. A village known as "Laurel" existed as early as . . . Map (db m4423) HM
15Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Memorial Tree[April 7, 2005 shooting]
Dedicated to the honor of and in loving memory of the victims of the April 7, 2005 shooting Jamell Weston (10-3-80 to 4-7-05) • Davondale "Pete" Peters (8-24-76 to 4-7-05) • Marcus Cannon • Carla Green • Marsha Hankerson • Anthony . . . Map (db m164970) HM
16Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — SC- 150 — Mount Pleasant Methodist Church
The origin of this church can be traced to the organization of a local society of Methodists in 1778. The first meetings of the group, then known as the Broad Creek Society, were held in the homes of its members. On October 19, 1779, . . . Map (db m60624) HM
17Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — SC-195 — Mount Zion United Methodist Church
This congregation was organized in 1809. Services were held in a structure that was first known as Elzey Moore's Meeting House, and later renamed Wesley Chapel. With the closing of Wesley in 1852, the congregation was divided. On January 8, 1853, . . . Map (db m4539) HM
18Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — S-68 — Nathaniel Mitchell(1752-1813)
This Federalist served as the governor of Delaware between 1805-1808. He was born in Laurel in 1752, attended Old Christ Church, and is buried in this churchyard. Mitchell was commissioned as adjutant of militia 1775, promoted captain in 1776, and . . . Map (db m39779) HM
19Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Nathaniel Mitchell
. . . Map (db m61107) HM
20Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Old Christ Church
Established on Broad Creek in 1770 as a "Chapel of Ease" of Stepney Parish, Maryland on land purchased by a levy of 80,000 pounds of tobacco. Building completed by Robert Holston in 1772 at a cost of £510.Map (db m39778) HM
21Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Pioneer of PreservationTed Harvey: Innovator for Preservation
Trussum Pond Tranquil waters trapped by a grist mill dam in the early nineteenth century made Trussum Pond a haven for the bald cypress. However, the trees now seen dotting the pond's surface are all that remain of a once extensive . . . Map (db m4540) HM
22Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Shepard House
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988 [Additional plaque on the grounds of the house:] Shepard House Circa 1840, 1900 "Wisteria . . . Map (db m165014) HM
23Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — SC-120 — St. Paul's United Methodist Church
In 1865 the Maryland Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church established a “mission” or charge circuit in southwestern Sussex County. At the time local members of that faith were holding meetings in Sharp’s school, a one . . . Map (db m168193) HM
24Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — SC-229 — The Studley House
In the 1830s the oldest portion of this structure, a one-room house, is believed to have been built. The house was enlarged significantly in the 1850s with the addition of a slightly taller story-and-a-half center portion and a full two-story . . . Map (db m164980) HM
25Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — SC-182 — The Wading Place
Here was Laurel's ancient "Wading Place", a ford for Native Americans and colonial settlers. Broad Creek crosses this fall in its flow to the Nanticoke River and Chesapeake Bay. For centuries, the Nanticoke Indians, an Algonquin people, lived in the . . . Map (db m11817) HM
26Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — SC-169 — Trinity Methodist Church
In 1865, Reverend Isaac Adkins of the Methodist Protestant Church began to conduct services in Dorothy School House. The congregation was formally organized the following year. Meetings continued to be held in the school until 1873, when . . . Map (db m61577) HM
27Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Veterans Memorial Fountain
Dedicated in memory of all U.S. Veterans [Additional plaque on the grounds of the fountain:] Eagle Scout Project Dedicated to all the men and women in the United States Military Services who have faithfully served and those that . . . Map (db m164972) WM
28Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Wooten-Truitt House
. . . Map (db m165013) HM
 
Apr. 16, 2021