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

Post Exchange

Fort DuPont

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
1. Post Exchange Marker
Inscription.   The Post Exchange (PX) was constructed in 1906. Later known as Burton Hall, the PX was multi-purpose facility that over the years included a gymnasium, bowling alley, barber shop, pool tables, soda fountain, exchange and library.
 
Erected by Fort DuPont Shaped by History and Anchored in Nature.
 
Location. 39° 34.362′ N, 75° 35.1′ W. Marker is in Delaware City, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Sussex Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Delaware City DE 19706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parade Grounds (a few steps from this marker); Fort DuPont World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commanding Officer Quarters (about 400 feet away); Officers Row (about 600 feet away); Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort DuPont (approx. 0.3 miles away); Delaware Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware City.
 
Categories.
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
2. Post Exchange Marker
War, World II
 
Fort DuPont Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
3. Fort DuPont Historical Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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