Historical Marker Search

You searched for City|State: smyrna, de

Showing results 1 to 10 of 15
Built in the mid-eighteenth century by Captain David Clark, Clearfield Farm was the home of his grandson John Clark (1761 -1821), Governor of Delaware from 1817 -1820. John Clark served as Colonel in the Delaware Militia and as Justice of the Peac…
The first religious organization to hold services in Duck Creek Hundred - 1705. Property transferred to Duck Creek Historical Society - 1962. Michael Desmond, Jr's Eagle Scout Restoration Project - 2002.
The Gray Box Chateau24 North Main StreetHas been placed on theNational Registerof Historic Placesby the United StatesDepartment of the Interior1764
In 1764, Thomas Green sold a one-quarter acre lot at this location to his grandson, Charles Green. Some time thereafter, Charles established a facility for the manufacturing of redware pottery on this site. The business is known to have been in op…
The John Cummins Mansion has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior - May 23, 1980
N. Main & Mt. Vernon Streetc. 1817National Register of Historic Places of the Smyrna Historic District
In 1706 John Allee, of a Huguenot family, bought a600-acre tract, "Woodstock Bower," of which this landis a part. One of his sons, Abraham, was prominent inKent County affairs until his death in 1776: Memberof the General Assembly 1726, Justice of…
In 1733 a charter was granted to "a dissenting congregation" of Scots and Irish Presbyterians who had settled in this area. A Meeting House was subsequently erected at this location. The Reverend Thomas Evans conducted the first service here on Au…
Born 1768, near this site. Commanded U.S. Sloop Wasp in notable victory over superior British sloop Frolic, October, 1812, off Cape Hatteras. Commanded frigate Constitution 1818-1829. Died August, 1850. Buried at Cecilton, Maryland. Reinterred in …
In the spring of 1869, the Commissioners of Smyrna approved a plan to erect a Town Hall. Responding to the long-held desire of the citizens for a venue for public gatherings, architect Richard Mitchell designed the building to include a "hall" on …