Bethany Beach in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Shipwreck of the Faithful Steward
Erected 2017 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number SC-73.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list.
Location. 38° 37.668′ N, 75° 4.061′ W. Marker is in Bethany Beach, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethany Beach DE 19930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian River Life-Saving Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian River Inlet and Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Charles W. Cullen Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sand Bypass System (approx. 1.3 miles away); United States Life-Saving Service (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Sand Bypass System (approx. 1.4 miles away); Catching Waves (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Indian River Inlet and Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethany Beach.
More about this marker. Savages Ditch is a kayaker's paradise.
Regarding Shipwreck of the Faithful Steward. Tells the tale of a shipwreck and how nearby Coin Beach got its name. Coin beach is on the other side of the sand dunes. There's a parking lot at nearby Delaware Seashore State Park.
Additional keywords. Coin Beach
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2017, by Charles Quandt of Dewey Beach, Delaware. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then and 433 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2017, by Charles Quandt of Dewey Beach, Delaware. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.