Places to Visit

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John Dickinson Plantation Dover Purchased by his father in 1740, John Dickinson is known as the “Penman of the Revolution.”
Old Swedes Episcopal Church Wilmington Built 1768-69, it housed British soldiers after the Battle of Brandywine.

Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense (1775), urging the colonies to declare their independence, found 150,000 purchasers in a population of less than 3 million — the equivalent today of a sale of 14 million.

Richard Brookhiser
Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution (2003)