Geographically, the Parade Ground separated officersí quarters from enlisted barracks and utilitarian buildings. This field was used for military ceremonies, parades, drill practice, and field days. In addition, it served as the fortís football and baseball fields.
Today, the Parade Ground is used for special events, National Guard training exercises, sports, and other public recreation.
Erected by Fort DuPont Shaped by History & Anchored in Nature.
Location. 39° 34.356′ N, 75° 35.106′ W. Marker is in Delaware City, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker 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. Post Exchange (a few steps from this marker); Fort DuPont World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Post Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commanding Officer Quarters
Categories. • War, World II •
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 6 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.