South Wilmington

South Wilmington (HM96H)

Location: Wilmington, DE 19801 New Castle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 43.644', W 75° 32.601'

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Cradle of African-American Political Leaders

William J. Winchester, after serving 16 years on Wilmington City Council, became the first of his race elected to the Delaware House of Representatives. He served from 1948 until his death in 1952. Herman M. Holloway Sr., became the first African-American elected to the State Senate in 1964. Henrietta Johnson was the first African-American female elected to the House of Representatives, serving from 1970-1978.
HM NumberHM96H
Marker NumberNC-86
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 453435 N 4397643
Decimal Degrees39.72740000, -75.54335000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 43.644', W 75° 32.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 43' 38.64" N, 75° 32' 36.06" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-625 S Claymont St, Wilmington DE 19801, US
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