DUNCAN BEARD

DUNCAN BEARD



Delaware lock-maker of great distinction and silversmith lived and labored here for about thirty years until his death in 1797. Was a prominent member of Old Drawyers Presbyterian Church. Made contract with State of Delaware in 1776 for Manufacture of gun locks.



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LOCATION: 1.4 miles southeast on Delaware 299 from intersection with US 13 in Odessa.