Tri-State Mason Dixon Marker

  • Also Known As: Mason-Dixon Post Marked West

  • Address: 1475 Creek Rd
  • Vicinity: N of New London Rd, trail from White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center
  • Type: Monument

The Tri-State Mason Dixon Marker is a stone post in New Castle County, Delaware, that historically marks the dividing point between Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

The post can by reached by a trail starting in the Friends of the White Clay Creek Preserve's Arc Corner parking lot, off Chambers Rock Road in Pennsylvania, and ends at the Tri-State Marker. The land on the Delaware and Maryland sides are privately owned. - AsNotedIn


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1765/06/06 Jeremiah Dixon Work Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon stop about 4 miles northwest of Newark and drive a wooden post into the ground establishing the dividing point between Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Surveying the Mason-Dixon Line
1765/06/06 Charles Mason Work Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon stop about 4 miles northwest of Newark and drive a wooden post into the ground establishing the dividing point between Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Surveying the Mason-Dixon Line
1849/11/15 James Duncan Graham Surveyor In consequence of the accidental removal of the stone at the north east corner of Maryland, tri-state commissioners appoint Lt-Col James D Graham, of the US topographic engineers to confirm the work of Mason and Dixon. Maryland will gain two acres. Surveying the Mason-Dixon Line

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Particulars for Tri-State Mason Dixon Marker:
Area of Significance Engineering
Historic Use Monument
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