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Dover, Delaware, USA

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Where is Dover, Delaware, USA? 

Dover, Kent, Delaware, USA

Dover was founded as the court town for newly established Kent County in 1683 by William Penn, the proprietor of the territory generally known as the "Lower Counties on the Delaware." It was named by William Penn for Dover in Kent, England.wikipedia


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Dover, Delaware, USA - Elizabeth W. Murphy School, Inc., Dover, Del.
Dover, Delaware, USA

Elizabeth W. Murphy School, Inc., Dover, Del.

"Mr. Sanford Sayre Murphey founded The Elizabeth W. Murphey School in memory of his mother in 1922.... Read MORE...
Dover, Delaware, USA - State House, Dover, Del.
Dover, Delaware, USA

State House, Dover, Del.
Dover, Delaware, USA - City Hall, Dover, Del.
Dover, Delaware, USA

City Hall, Dover, Del.

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News  1902 - TRAINS CRASH NEAR SIDING. Brakeman Badly Injured and Passengers Shaken Up in a Collision
Special to The Inquirer.

DOVER, Del., Feb. 12. - A wreck occurred on the Delaware Railroad...Read MORE...

1916
Dover, a banking post-town, the capital of the state of Delaware and of Kent co., is on Jones Creek ...Read MORE...

1942 - Air bases created at New Castle, Dover

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1975 - July 13 - 8.5" (21.6 cm) of rainfall, Dover, Delaware (state record)

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flag  James NUTE (1643, Dover, New Hampshire, USA - 24 October 1691, Dover, Delaware, USA)
 

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