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Broad Dyke

 
 
Broad Dyke Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Broad Dyke Marker
Inscription. Original dyke built by Dutch 1655. Centre of Twelve Mile Circle marking top of Delaware, surveyed 1701, by Empson and Pusey.
 
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission. (Marker Number NC-22.)
 
Location. 39° 39.797′ N, 75° 33.655′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilmington Road and Chestnut Road and East 4th Street on Wilmington Road. Click for map. Located near the Veterans Memorial in the New Castle Veterans Triangle. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle DE 19720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Casimir (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Salem U.M. Church (about 500 feet away); Site of Fort Casimir (about 500 feet away); George Read (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frenchtown Railroad Sleepers (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird (approx. ¼ mile away); Read House & Gardens (approx. ¼ mile away); The Welcome Society of Pennsylvania (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New Castle.
 
Additional comments.
1. Text of nearby Veterans Memorial
Erected in grateful
Veterans Memorial near the Broad Dyke Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Veterans Memorial near the Broad Dyke Marker
memory of the men of this community who gave their lives in defense of freedom


Reuben J. Dunn ∙ John L. Cassidy ∙ Frank J. Cox ∙ John L. Sullivan ∙ John W. Migginson Jr. ∙ Anthony F. Marcozzi ∙ Charles E. Vetter Jr. ∙ Robert J. Griffith ∙ John J. Seaman ∙ Paul N. Dill ∙ Joseph S. Tidwell ∙ Arthur E. Hyland Jr. ∙ Elizabeth A. Longki ∙ John H. Roder ∙ Edgar W. Stevenson ∙ George E. Gilkey ∙ Martin Keogh ∙ William M. Newlove Jr. ∙ James B. Wortz ∙ Andrew L. Gobman ∙ William R. Stewart ∙ Charles K. Naden ∙ D.A. Tresmer Jr. ∙ K.I. Cassidy ∙ F.X. Goworski ∙ W.J Murphy Note To Editor only visible by Contributor and editor    
    — Submitted January 30, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Broad Dyke Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Broad Dyke Marker
 
 
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