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Post Headquarters

Fort DuPont

 
 
Post Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
1. Post Headquarters Marker
Inscription.   This is the fort’s headquarters, also known as the administration building, constructed in 1901. The first floor of the building contained offices, the second floor was used for courts martial and records storage. The fort’s first official headquarters was located, and still stands today, at the southeast end of Maple Boulevard.

After WWII, this administration building became part of the Governor Bacon Health Center and was later used by the Delaware Bay Marine Institute and the Civil Air Patrol.
 
Erected by Fort DuPont Shaped by History & Anchored in Nature.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 39° 34.392′ N, 75° 35.16′ 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. Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Constructed by First Engineers (within shouting distance of this marker); Commanding Officer Quarters (within shouting

Post Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
2. Post Headquarters Marker
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distance of this marker); Officers Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Parade Grounds (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Post Exchange (about 300 feet away); Floated Across The River (about 500 feet away); Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware City.
 
Nearby Fort DuPont Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
3. Nearby Fort DuPont Historical Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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. 15, 2022