Near Delaware City in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Batteries Hentig and Dodd
The 1890s modernization continued
* battery – two or more pieces of artillery used together.
Location. 39° 35.321′ N, 75° 34.074′ W. Marker is near Delaware City, Delaware, in New Castle County. Click for map. Marker is located on Pea Patch Island, near Fort Delaware. Marker is in this post office area: Delaware City DE 19706, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sally Port (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); W. Emerson Wilson (about 300 feet away); Pea Patch Island (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pea Patch Island Heronry (approx. 1.2 miles away in New Jersey); The Diving Bell (approx. 1.3 miles away); Delaware Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (approx. 1.3 miles Ammunition Hoist (approx. 1.3 miles away in New Jersey); Battery Krayenbuhl (approx. 1.3 miles away in New Jersey). Click for a list of all markers in Delaware City.
Also see . . . Fort Delaware State Park. (Submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles •
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