Near New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Delaware Memorial Bridge
1951 - 1968
—Dedicated to the Delaware & New Jersey Veterans of WWII —
1951 - 1968
Dedicated August 18, 1951
Dedicated September 12, 1968
Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dedicated these Bridges on September 12, 1968 to the Men and Women of the State of Delaware and the State of New Jersey who gave their lives in the Armed Forces of the United States of America during World War II and its subsequent military conflicts.
The Delaware River and Bay Authority
Governor of Delaware: Charles L. Terry, Jr.
Governor of New Jersey: Richard J. Hughes
Alexis I. duP. Bayard, Chairman
Clarence B. McCormick, Vice Chairman
Ramsen C. Barnard, III – Thomas J. Gallagher
James Julian – William A. Gemmel
Benjamin F. Shaw, II – Walter F.W. Maack
James J. Smith – James L. Smith
William J. Miller, Jr. – Director
Theodore G. Bright – General Manager
Gerard J. DiNicola – Secretary
Erected by The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA)
Location. 39° 41.685′ N, 75° 33.035′ W. Marker is near New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of New Castle Avenue (Delaware Route 9) and Cherry Lane. Touch for map. This marker is in the park on the Delaware side of the bridge. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle DE 19720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delaware - Desert Shield / Desert Storm Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Delaware & New Jersey WWII Submariners Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Delaware River and Bay Authority Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Wounded Combat Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware River and Bay Authority Veterans Dedication (within shouting distance of this marker); The Collins Park Bombings (approx. ¼ mile away); The Community of Dunleith (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Military • War, World II •
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