Peter Tyre

Industry type: Stone quarry
Location: Rockford Park
Active dates: Unknown

Summary: Tyre's quarry was located at the bottom of a hill in the Rockford Park area near the Brandywine. It was evidently also close to Joseph Bancroft's mill at Rockford, since sources claim that Tyre "hauled his stone out through the Bancroft yard."

Citations: Zebley, Frank R. Along the Brandywine. Wilmington: William Cann, Inc., 1940, 162.