COMMODORE THOMAS MacDONOUGH
Early home of Commodore Thomas McDonough. Hero of Battle of Lake Champlain 1814. Born 1783. Died 1825. Commodore 1814. Assisted Commodore Decatur in capturing and burning the “Philadelphia” off the coast of Tripoli, 1804. Original name of village “The Trap”, changed to “McDonough” 1914. His parents like in old burying ground nearby.
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LOCATION: US 13, west side,south of DE 896, 19.7 miles south of Wilmington.