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History of Newark, Delaware, USA

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Newark, Delaware, USA

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Tradition holds the first time Betsy Ross's famous flag was flown was at the Battle of Cooch's Bridge. This historic site is located on route 4 in Newark.

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  • 1694 - Newark, Delaware founded

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  • Newark received a license from King George II to hold semi-annual fairs and weekly markets for agricultural exchange in 1758.

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  • A grammar school, founded by Francis Alison in 1743, moved from New London, Pennsylvania to Newark in 1765, becoming the Newark Academy.
    Among the first graduates of the school were three signers of the Declaration of Independence: George Read, Thomas McKean, and James Smith.
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  • A paper mill, the first sizable industrial venture in Newark, was created around 1798.
    This mill, eventually known as the Curtis Paper Mill, was the oldest paper mill in the United States until its closing in 1997.
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  • The state granted a charter to a new school in 1833, which was called Newark College.
    Newark Academy and Newark College joined together in the following year, becoming Delaware College. The school was forced to close in 1859, but was...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Newark
    Newark, a post-village of Newcastle co., Delaware, on the Wilmington and Baltimore railroad, 12 miles W. S. W. from Wilmington. It has 8 churches, an ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Newark
    Newark, a post-village of New Castle co., Del., on the Pennsylvania & Delaware Branch Railroad where it crosses the Philadelphia, Wilmington &...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Newark, a banking post-town of Newcastle co., Del., on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington and the Baltimore and Ohio Rs., 12 miles WSW. of...Read MORE...


  • Newark, Delaware, USA
    Residence Hall. Women's College. University of Delaware. Newark, Delaware.
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  • Newark, Delaware, USA
    Harter Hall, State University, Newark, Del.
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  • Newark, Delaware, USA
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Residence Hall. Women's College. University of Delaware. Newark, Delaware.
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Newark, Delaware, USA
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Harter Hall, State University, Newark, Del.
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Newark, Delaware, USA
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  • 1694 - Newark, Delaware founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Newark received a license from King George II to hold semi-annual fairs and weekly markets for agricultural exchange in 1758.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • A grammar school, founded by Francis Alison in 1743, moved from New London, Pennsylvania to Newark in 1765, becoming the Newark Academy.
    Among the first graduates of the school were three signers of the Declaration of Independence: George Read, Thomas McKean, and James Smith.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • A paper mill, the first sizable industrial venture in Newark, was created around 1798.
    This mill, eventually known as the Curtis Paper Mill, was the oldest paper mill in the United States until its closing in 1997.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • The state granted a charter to a new school in 1833, which was called Newark College.
    Newark Academy and Newark College joined together in the following year, becoming Delaware College. The school was forced to close in 1859, but was... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Newark
    Newark, a post-village of Newcastle co., Delaware, on the Wilmington and Baltimore railroad, 12 miles W. S. W. from Wilmington. It has 8 churches, an ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Newark
    Newark, a post-village of New Castle co., Del., on the Pennsylvania & Delaware Branch Railroad where it crosses the Philadelphia, Wilmington &... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Newark, a banking post-town of Newcastle co., Del., on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington and the Baltimore and Ohio Rs., 12 miles WSW. of... Read MORE...

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