Gunning Bedford, Jr.

Gunning Bedford, Jr. (HM9JR)

Location: Claymont, DE 19803 New Castle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 46.888', W 75° 32.713'

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1747-1812. Member of Continental Congress and of Annapolis Convention. A framer of United States Constitution, which Delaware was first to ratify. Appointed First District Judge of Delaware by President Washington. Purchased this property 1793 as country home, naming it "Lombardy". Buried at Tenth and Market Streets, Wilmington. Reinterred 1921 at Masonic Home.
HM NumberHM9JR
Year Placed1933
Placed ByHistoric Markers Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 1:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 453312 N 4403644
Decimal Degrees39.78146667, -75.54521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.888', W 75° 32.713'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 53.28" N, 75° 32' 42.78" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3203-3209 Green St, Claymont DE 19803, US
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