Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Though is is not done today, ice skating on the Brandywine River used to be quite popular. In this photo from about 1913, park visitors enjoy the ice with their dogs!
Skating on West Street Dam
Erected by Delaware State Parks.
Location. 39° 45.07′ N, 75° 32.839′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of South Park Drive and West Street, on the right when traveling west on South Park Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Sugar Bowl (approx. 0.2 miles away); John McKinly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brandywine Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Tatnall House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richard Bassett (approx. ¼ mile away); African American Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Old Cathedral Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
Categories. • 20th Century • Entertainment • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,183 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.