Lewes (HMCRF)

Location: Lewes, DE 19958 Sussex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 45.816', W 75° 9.021'

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Under orders from Peter Stuyvesant, the Dutch erected Fort at Hoorn Kil (Lewes Creek) 1659 but were soon dispossessed by Marylanders. Here was also a communistic settlement established in 1662 by Mennonites from Holland under Peter Cornelius Plockhoy. Sir Robert Carr, 1664, "Destroyed the quaking colony of Plockhoy to a Naile."
Marker NumberS-31
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 3:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486937 N 4290554
Decimal Degrees38.76360000, -75.15035000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 45.816', W 75° 9.021'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 45' 48.96" N, 75° 9' 1.26" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000-1134 Savannah Rd, Lewes DE 19958, US
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