Near Newport in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Department of Parks & Recreation New Castle County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
Location. 39° 44.729′ N, 75° 38.659′ W. Marker is near Newport, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Faulkland Road (Delaware Route 34) and Newport Gap Pike (Delaware Route 41), on the left when traveling west on Faulkland Road. If you are traveling N on Newport Gap Pike, marker is on right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19808, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp DuPont (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fells Mill Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Greenbank Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); How a Steam Locomotive Works What Is This? (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wilmington & Western Railroad (approx. 0.8 miles away); Former Site of the Delcastle Prison Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Lynching of George White (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,437 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on February 15, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.