Near Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of DuPont Airfield
Erected 2003 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number NC-127.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1927.
Location. 39° 45.906′ N, 75° 35.914′ W. Marker is near Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Centre Road (Delaware Route Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Centre Rd, Wilmington DE 19807, 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. Camp Brandywine (approx. 0.7 miles away); Alexis I. duPont Middle School (approx. ¾ mile away); Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Mount Olive Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wilmington (approx. 1.1 miles away); Henry Clay Village (approx. 1.1 miles away); Samuel Francis Du Pont (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rockford Tower (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
More about this marker. Barley Mill Plaza office complex currently sits on the site of the former airfield
Also see . . . Little Known and Abandoned Airfields - Delaware. (Submitted on November 22, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. This page has been viewed 863 times since then and 69 times this year. Last updated on January 7, 2019, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.