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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Delaware County, Pennsylvania 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 Delaware County, PA (202) Chester County, PA (246) Montgomery County, PA (234) Philadelphia County, PA (712) New Castle County, DE (519) Gloucester County, NJ (55)  DelawareCounty(202) Delaware County (202)  ChesterCounty(246) Chester County (246)  MontgomeryCounty(234) Montgomery County (234)  PhiladelphiaCounty(712) Philadelphia County (712)  NewCastleCountyDelaware(519) New Castle County (519)  GloucesterCountyNew Jersey(55) Gloucester County (55)
Marcus Hook is in Delaware County
    Delaware County (202)
    Chester County (246)
    Montgomery County (234)
    Philadelphia County (712)
    New Castle County, Delaware (519)
    Gloucester County, New Jersey (55)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — American Viscose Co.
The first company in North America to successfully manufacture an artificial fiber (rayon). Plant employees, many of whom were women, lived in Viscose Village, a planned community built in 1912-1915 designed by Ballinger & Perrot of Phila. in the . . . Map (db m146226) HM
2Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — Eastern Oysters(Crassostrea virginica) — Is Water Quality Improving? —
[Excerpts from the Is Water Quality Improving? marker] The Eastern oyster has a long history as being a commercially and ecologically important species in the Delaware Estuary. As far back as the early 1800s, Eastern oysters found in the . . . Map (db m102824) HM
3Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon
Born Marcus Hook, Pa. April 22, 1918 U. S. Navy Veteran Two-Time American League Batting Champion 1946 • .353 1953 • .337 Played in Major Leagues in Four Decades Seven-time American League All-Star Lifetime BA of .286 2,495 Hits .... 1,311 RBIs . . . Map (db m146471) HM
4Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — Korean War Memorial1950 - 1955
Fallen While Serving Dominic Cisco • John Gross Rance Dodson • Cecil Grier, Jr. Robert N. Myers [Honor Roll of Veterans] [Not transcribed]Map (db m102782) WM
5Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — Marcus Hook
First port of call for Philadelphia shipping. First settled by Swedes, it was named by the Dutch, 1655-64, Marreties Hoeck.Map (db m14973) HM
6Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial
Dedicated To Those Of The First Ward who served their country to preserve the four essential human freedoms 1941 World War II 1945 Armed Forces [and] Merchant Marine [Honor Roll of Names] 1950 Korean Conflict 1953 . . . Map (db m39999) WM
7Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — Marcus Hook World War I Memorial
In honor of our brave heroes who answered their country's call in the World War and in the name of God achieved victory -- thus perpetuated The Freedom of Mankind [Honor Roll of those killed in action or died in service] John . . . Map (db m146227) HM
8Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — Marcus Hook World War II Veterans
Erected by the citizens of Marcus Hook in memory of and in honor of the heroic men and women as a tribute to the self sacrifice they displayed in our country's service in World War II 1941- 1945 (List of Names)Map (db m14974) HM
9Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — Mary Gillis TroostIn Memoriam
Erected to the memory of Mary Gillis Troost who died Dec. 27, 1872 by the Women's Christian Assn of Kansas City, Mo. In appreciation of her gift to the Gillis Orphans HomeMap (db m40002) HM
10Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — Seamen's HotelCirca 1795
[Title is text]Map (db m102681) HM
11Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — The Factory and the VillageThe American Viscose Company in Marcus Hook
Best known as the company that developed “artificial silk,” later known as “rayon,” the American Viscose Company began construction of its Marcus Hook operation in 1912. Patented by English chemists in 1894, rayon was used . . . Map (db m146225) HM
12Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial
Dedicated to the men buried at Saint Martin's Church Cemetery (1699) who bravely served their country in the following wars: Revolutionary War 1775-1783 War of 1812 1812-1815 Mexican War 1846-1848 Civil War 1861-1865 Spanish-American War . . . Map (db m102614) WM
13Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — The Traveling Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
The Traveling Vietnam Veteran's Memorial "The Wall that Heals," was exhibited at Market Square Memorial Park, Marcus Hook Pennsylvania on October 7-10, 1999 through the coordinated efforts of the Borough of Marcus Hook and Sunoco, Inc. . . . Map (db m102811) HM WM
14Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — Vietnam War Memorial
Delaware County Roll of Honor Vietnam 1965 - 1972 [Roll of Honored Dead] Dedicated October 10, 1992 "This memorial is also dedicated to those Vietnam Veterans that were killed in Vietnam, but who died at home" [Roll of Honored . . . Map (db m102812) WM
15Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marcus Hook — Vietnam War Memorial
This monument erected in memory of the men and women who served in the Vietnam War Dedicated Memorial Day May 30, 1983Map (db m102814) WM
 
Sep. 22, 2021