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Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brandywine Springs

 
 
Brandywine Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, December 27, 2008
1. Brandywine Springs Marker
Inscription. A fashionable spa and hotel was located on this site from 1827-1853. Distinguished personalities, such as Henry Clay, came for relaxation and enjoyment. T.U. Walter, the architect of the U.S. Capitol, designed and remodeled the hotel buildings. Since destroyed by fire.
 
Erected by Department of Parks & Recreation New Castle County.
 
Location. 39° 44.729′ N, 75° 38.659′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Faulkland Road and Newport Gap Pike, on the left when traveling west on Faulkland Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19808, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp DuPont (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greenbank Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wilmington & Western Railroad (approx. 0.8 miles away); The "Annie Oakleys": First Female Prison Guards in the United States (approx. 0.9 miles away); Delcastle (approx. one mile away); Marshallton (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Home of William Julius "Judy" Johnson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wooddale Bridge (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Brandywine Springs Park image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, December 27, 2008
2. Brandywine Springs Park
 
 
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