New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fort Casimir: Key to the Early Delaware Valley
Archaeologists working on this site found remains of the fort's defensive works. They also found what may be a grenade or cannon ball.
Erected by New Castle Community Partnership.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1651.
Location. 39° 39.728′ N, 75° 33.561′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 East Second Street, 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. Site of Fort Casimir (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Casimir (within shouting distance of this marker); Broad Dyke (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Mount Salem U.M. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Midshipman John Stockton, United States Navy (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Read (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Patriots in the Immanuel Churchyard (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.