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

Delcastle

 
 
Delcastle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 24, 2016
1. Delcastle Marker
Inscription. Near this site..."an eminence near McKennan's Church", the Continental forces took position against a British detachment encamped a half-mile away near Mill Town sent as a decoy, while the main body of the British army marched north to Kennett Square and the Battle of Brandywine.
 
Erected by Department of Parks & Recreation New Castle County.
 
Location. 39° 44.428′ N, 75° 39.706′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on McKennan's Church Road, on the right. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 McKennan's Church Road, 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. The William Montgomery House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Brandywine Springs (approx. one mile away); Camp DuPont (approx. one mile away); Marshallton (approx. 1.5 miles away); Greenbank Mill (approx. 1.5 miles away); Wilmington & Western Railroad (approx. 1.6 miles away); The "Annie Oakleys": First Female Prison Guards in the United States (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Home of William Julius "Judy" Johnson (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Delcastle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 24, 2016
2. Delcastle Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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