Ridgely House Built 1728


Dr. Charles Greenbury Ridgely: Member Colonial and State Legislative Assemblies; Delagate First State Constitutional Convention 1776.

Nicholas Ridgely (the younger): Member of Convention that ratified Federal Constitution 1787; Delegate Second State Constitutional Convention 1791-1792; Attorney General 1791-1801; Chancellor of Delaware 1801-1830.

Henry Moore Ridgely: Three times Secretary of State of Delaware; Representative in Congress 1811-1815; United States Senator 1827-1829.

Edward Ridgely: Jurist. Secretary of State of Delaware 1859-1863.



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LOCATION: NE side of the Green