Near Elsmere in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Delaware Continentals
Erected 2007 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number NC-161.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list.
Location. 39° 43.708′ N, 75° 37.325′ W. Marker is near Elsmere, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Newport Gap Pike (Delaware Route 41) 0.7 miles south of Kirkwood Highway (Delaware Route 2), on the right when traveling north. This marker is directly in front of the Delaware National Guard Armory on Newport Gap Pike near the shoulder of the northbound lanes of the roadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1401 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington DE 19804, 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. The Home of William Julius "Judy" Johnson (approx. 0.6 miles away); The "Annie Oakleys": First Female Prison Guards in the United States (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wilmington & Western Railroad (approx. 0.9 miles away); Marshallton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Greenbank Mill (approx. one mile away); Peniel United Methodist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); In Honor of All Veterans (approx. 1.3 miles away); Oliver Evans (1755-1819) (approx. 1.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. This page has been viewed 828 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on January 1, 2019, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.