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Officers Row

Fort DuPont

 
 
Officers Row Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
1. Officers Row Marker
Inscription.  Officers Row was a home to commissioned officers and their families. The road was the originally the Henry farmhouse driveway leading from the canal (bottom left). The fountain replaced the “triangle” between Officers Row, Elm and Maple. The fountain was later removed.

Two of the five officers quarters that were floated across the river still remain at 1303 and 1308 Officers Row.

 
Erected by Fort DuPont Shaped by History & Anchored in Nature.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 34.386′ N, 75° 35.214′ W. Marker is in Delaware City, Delaware, in New Castle County. Memorial is on Sussex Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Delaware City DE 19706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commanding Officer Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Floated Across The River (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Theatre (about

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Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
2. Officers Row Marker
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400 feet away); Constructed by First Engineers (about 400 feet away); Parade Grounds (about 500 feet away); Post Exchange (about 600 feet away); Chapel (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware City.
 
Officers Row Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
3. Officers Row Marker
Nearby Fort DuPont-Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
4. Nearby Fort DuPont-Historical Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 2, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 16, 2022