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Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church. . As early as 1813, Mass was celebrated in private homes throughout the area. St. Joseph Church was built in 1841 by a diverse community of Roman Catholic immigrants to meet the needs of the growing Catholic …
Rockland Mill Village. . The site of the Rockland Mill Village is one of the earliest and longest-functioning mill seats on the Brandywine. Grist milling commenced c.1724 and was replaced by a fulling and cotton mill c.1735. Paper was the primary …
Anthony - Delaware's First Known Black Settler. . A black man named Anthony was among . the first permanent settlers of New Sweden. . He came to the colony from the West Indies . in 1639 aboard the Swedish ship Vogel Grip. . Records indicate t…
In memory of George Read signer of the Constitution of the United States by the Delaware State Society, NSDAR, in this year Bicentennial year 1987.
(Inscription on tomb stone) George Read born A.D. September 1732 Died 21st September 1798-Member…
Soldier of the Civil War, Lieutenant 4 Delaware Infantry 1862, Captain 4 Delaware Infantry 1863, Brevetted Major U.S. Volunteers and awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for gallant and meritorious services.
Sacred to the memory of Pierre Samuel DuPont de Nemours-Knight of the Order of Vasa, of the Legion of Honor and of the Order of Du Lis, Counselor of State, Member of the First Constituent Assembly, President of the Council of Ancients and member o…
Signer of the
Declaration of Independence
We mutually pledge to
each other our lives, our fortunes
and our sacred honor
Wounded in Battle
of Lake Ontario May 28th
Died at Kingston Canada
May 30th 1813 aged 26 years
[Also on monument]
Born 1755, Died Oct. 29, 1822
An Officer of the Revolution.
Born April 4, 1781
John Aicken · Archibald Alexander · Gov. Gunning Bedford
John Bird · James Booth, Sr. · James Carter
The Rev. Robert Clay · Thomas Clay · William Clay
Dr. Mark Elliot · Stephen Gi…
To the memory of
My beloved Husband
Capt. John Evans.
Of 2nd Reg. Del. Vols.
After having distinguished himself
at the Battles of Gains Mills [sic],
Savage Station, Peach Orchard,
White Oak, Malvern Hill,