Christiana in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Village of Christiana
A National Historic District
Named for Queen Christina of Sweden
Home of Col. John Read
Landing of Marquis de Lafayette and 1500 Troops. March 1781
Major colonial shipping port
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers • Women.
Location. 39° 40.025′ N, 75° 39.871′ W. Marker is in Christiana, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on W. Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 56 W Main Street, Newark DE 19702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Patterson (a few steps from this marker); Christiana United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Talbot's Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christiana Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Fort Union American Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles Christiana Public School #111-C (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lafayette (approx. half a mile away); Last Mustering of The Delaware Continentals (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Christiana.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 70 times this year. Last updated on February 12, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 11, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.