Mark Dixon

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How Christmas Seals Caught On In Delaware

In 1907, Wilmington activist Emily Bissell turned to a Philadelphia newspaper to raise money for tuberculosis treatment.

The Mystery of the Garrett Snuff Fortune

A fortune built on Red Clay Creek went mostly to lawyers.

Founder of U.S. Methodism Sought Refuge in Delaware

With the help of some powerful people, Francis Asbury remained concealed and worked to grow his religion from 1,200 to 214,000 members.

Historical Family Feud

With brothers like these, who needs enemies?

1898 Murderess Nearly Escaped Justice

Cordelia Botkin almost got away with two murders she committed from across the country, thanks to the Constitution.

Early Wilmington Settler Arrives On the Kalmar Nyckel in 1638

Surviving a shiwreck and multiple Atlantic crossings, barber surgeon Timen Stiddem proves that determination pays off.

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