Gunning Bedford House

Gunning Bedford House (HMGYB)

Location: New Castle, DE 19720 New Castle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 39.517', W 75° 33.75'

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Built about 1760. Home of Gunning Bedford, eleventh governor of Delaware. Born 1742. Lieut-Col. in Haslet's Delaware Regiment. Wounded in Battle of White Plains 1776. Presidential Elector 1788. Also home of Caleb P. Bennett, twenty-ninth governor of Delaware. Born 1758. Served in Haslet's and Hall's Delaware Regiments. With Washington at Yorktown. Commanded forces at New Castle 1812. Great grandson of Daniel Boone. Later residence of Andrew C. Gray. Birthplace of George Gray, lawyer, statesman and judge.
Year Placed1932
Placed ByHistoric Markers Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 8:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 451746 N 4390019
Decimal Degrees39.65861667, -75.56250000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.517', W 75° 33.75'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 31.02" N, 75° 33' 45.00" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-5 The Strand, New Castle DE 19720, US
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