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Nearby is grave of John Dickinson, Lawyer, Scholar, and Statesman. Member Colonial Assemblies of Delaware and Pennsylvania and Legislative council of Delaware State. Delegate from Pennsylvania to Stamp Act Congress. Representative in Continental Congress from Pennsylvania and Delaware, and President of both states. Signer for Delaware of Articles of Confederation. Member from Delaware and Chairman Annapolis Convention. Delaware Delegate to federal Constitutional Convention, and framer and signer of Constitution. Judge Delaware Court of Appeals. President second Delaware Constitutional Convention. Rendered military service in Revolution. Author of famous “Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania”. A founder of Dickinson College. Lived in Kent County and at Eighth and Market Streets, Wilmington.

Installed in 1933.


Historic Markers Commission, 1933

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