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History of Dover, Delaware, USA

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Dover, Delaware, USA

Dover, Kent, Delaware, USA

John Dickinson was called the Penman of the Revolution for his writings on independence. His boyhood home is preserved in Dover.

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  • 1854 - Dover
    name. Dover, a handsome and flourishing town, seat of justice of Kent county, and capital of the state of Delaware, on Jones' creek, and on the Dona a...Read MORE...


  • Dover, Delaware, USA
    C. R. Ferguson & Son,
    Dealers in Furniture and Furnishing Undertakers,
    Dover, Delaware
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  • 1895 - Dover
    Dover, the capital of the state of Delaware, and of Kent co, is on Jones Creek, and on the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad, 48 miles S. ...Read MORE...


  • 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 to-night about a half mile from the Dover Station when t...Read MORE...


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


  • 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. Mr. Murphey left Dover in early life and settled in Colorado where he became a wealthy and... Read MORE...

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  • Dover, Delaware, USA
    State House, Dover, Del.
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  • Dover, Delaware, USA
    City Hall, Dover, Del.
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  • 1942 - Air bases created at New Castle, Dover

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ detimeln.htm

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

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C. R. Ferguson & Son,
Dealers in Furniture and Furnishing Undertakers,
Dover, Delaware
Advertisement

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

"Mr. Sanford Sayre Murphey founded The Elizabeth W. Murphey School in memory of his mother in 1922. Mr. Murphey left Dover in early life and settled in Colorado where he became a wealthy and... Read MORE...

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Dover, Delaware, USA
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State House, Dover, Del.
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Dover, Delaware, USA
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City Hall, Dover, Del.
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  • 1854 - Dover
    name. Dover, a handsome and flourishing town, seat of justice of Kent county, and capital of the state of Delaware, on Jones' creek, and on the Dona... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Dover
    Dover, the capital of the state of Delaware, and of Kent co, is on Jones Creek, and on the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad, 48 miles S. ... Read MORE...

  • 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 to-night about a half mile from the Dover Station when... Read MORE...

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

  • 1942 - Air bases created at New Castle, Dover

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ detimeln.htm
  • 1975 - July 13 - 8.5" (21.6 cm) of rainfall, Dover, Delaware (state record)

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