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By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
Anna Howard Shaw Marker
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — Anna Howard Shaw(1847-1919)
A doctor and theologian, Shaw was national lecturer for the National American Women’s Suffrage Association and a colleague of Susan B. Anthony. As head of the Women’s Committee of the US Council of National Defense she coordinated all women’s . . . — Map (db m91779) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — Delaware County
Formed September 26, 1789 out of Chester County. Named for the Delaware River and site of William Penn's first entry into Pennsylvania, 1682. Old Chester Courthouse (1724) is one of America's early public buildings. County seat, Media, incorporated . . . — Map (db m83368) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — Delaware County Courthouse
Originally part of the farm property of Sarah Briggs in 1848. The site was laid out by Joseph Fox and purchased by the Delaware County Commissioners in 1849 for the erection of a courthouse. The structure, whose construction plans cost $50, was . . . — Map (db m83369) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — Delaware County Courthouse
Delaware County was constituted September 26, 1789. This courthouse was built in 1850 and rebuilt in 1913. It is the sixth of this judicial district in line of direct succession from the first court house in Pennsylvania. — Map (db m83371) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — McCain Rally
On September 22, 2008, Arizona Senator John McCain, Presidential candidate and heroic decorated veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, held a campaign rally here in the Courthouse Square along with his Vice Presidential running mate, Alaska Governor Sarah . . . — Map (db m83372) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — Minquas’ Path — Susquehannock Indian trading route
Near here the trading path leading westward to the Susquehannock Indians crossed Ridley Creek. Thousands of beaver skins were sent yearly to the first Dutch and Swedish posts on the Delaware by this route. — Map (db m72349) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — Ronald Reagan
On this site, Ronald Reagan, the fortieth President of the United States, delivered and address to the citizens of Media and Delaware County during his presidential re-election campaign on October 29, 1984 — Map (db m83370) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — Rose Valley Historic DistrictHedgerow Theatre — National Register of Historic Places
Hutton’s Grist Mill, c. 1840 Artsman’s Hall, 1905-1923 Hedgerow Theatre, 1923 Part of the Rose Valley Historic District Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department . . . — Map (db m72372) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — Soldiers and Sailors of Delaware County Memorial
In grateful remembrance of the Soldiers and Sailors of Delaware County who fought for the unity of this Republic 1861-1865. This monument is dedicated that future generations may cherish the principles of civil and . . . — Map (db m83373) WM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — The Great Trail — Susquehannock Indian Beaver Road & Trade Route
The Great Trail Minquas or Susquehanna Indians Susquehanna to the Schuylkill Crossed Ridley Creek at Long Point 484 Yards to the south Thousands of Beaver Skins Yearly Were carried down to the first Dutch and Swedish . . . — Map (db m72383) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Media — The Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades
Founded in 1888 by philanthropist Isaiah V. Williamson to teach underprivileged young men “some trade, free of expense” via a character ~ based curriculum. With trade apprenticeships disappearing in the US in the late 19th century, it . . . — Map (db m71934) HM

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