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Near Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brandywine Springs

 
 
Brandywine Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, December 27, 2008
1. Brandywine Springs Marker
Inscription.  A fashionable spa and hotel was located on this site from 1827-1853. Distinguished personalities, such as Henry Clay, came for relaxation and enjoyment. T.U. Walter, the architect of the U.S. Capitol, designed and remodeled the hotel buildings. Since destroyed by fire.
 
Erected by Department of Parks & Recreation New Castle County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 44.729′ N, 75° 38.659′ W. Marker is near Wilmington, 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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); Wilmington & Western Railroad
Brandywine Springs Park image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, December 27, 2008
2. Brandywine Springs Park
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Former Site of the Delcastle Prison Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); The "Annie Oakleys": First Female Prison Guards in the United States (approx. 0.9 miles away); Delcastle (approx. one mile away); Marshallton (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,336 times since then and 22 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.
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