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

Fort Casimir

 
 
Fort Casimir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, June 13, 2012
1. Fort Casimir Marker
Inscription. was built by the Dutch in 1651 and recaptured by them from the Swedes, 1655. Site now lies beneath the Delaware 250 feet E.N.E. from this stone which is erected by the Delaware Society of the Colonial Dames of America, 1905, to commemorate the period of the Dutch colonization on the Delaware.
 
Erected 1905 by Delaware Society of the Colonial Dames of America.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 39° 39.733′ N, 75° 33.6′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Second Street and Chestnut Street on Second Street. Click for map. 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. Site of Fort Casimir (a few steps from this marker); Broad Dyke (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Salem U.M. Church (about 700 feet away); George Read (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frenchtown Railroad Sleepers (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Philip and Lydia Laird
Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, June 13, 2012
2. Marker
At corner of intersection.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Read House & Gardens (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of George Read (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Castle.
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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