The Frederica Historical Society Invites you to a re-organizational meeting on Wednesday October 14, 2015. Historical Society Re-organization Meeting Details
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Total Voting: 54 Residents Peter Rager Amanda Hudson Jesus (Poncho) Davila Swearing In and Reorganization Meeting: Monday March 9, 2015 at 6:30PM (Open Meetings – Everyone is Welcome) Election Results PDF
The Town of Frederica is located in Kent County, Delaware, southeast of Dover on the banks of Andrews Lake and Killens Pond State Park, and covers a total area of about 1,098 acres. The Town of Frederica is part of a grant of land originally deeded to Mr. Boneny Bishop by William Penn in 1681 and designated on survivors records as St. Collom. The bend on the Murderkill River that later became the port was first called Indian Point. As its importance to the early settlers grew, it came to be reffered to as Johhny Cake Landing. A detailed survey of the waterfront was conducted in 1758, and the plot where most of the shipping activity occurred was named Goforth’s Landing. This parcel provided a nucleus around which the rest of the town was surveyed and laid out in lots by Jonathan Emerson in 1772. In 1796, one of his […]