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

Delcastle

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, April 24, 2016
1. Delcastle Marker
Inscription.  Near this site..."an eminence near McKennan's Church", the Continental forces took position against a British detachment encamped a half-mile away near Mill Town sent as a decoy, while the main body of the British army marched north to Kennett Square and the Battle of Brandywine.
 
Erected by Department of Parks & Recreation New Castle County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 44.428′ N, 75° 39.706′ W. Marker is near Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on McKennan's Church Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 McKennan's Church Road, 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. Former Site of the Delcastle Prison Farm (approx. half a mile away); The William Montgomery House (approx. ¾ mile away); Brandywine Springs (approx. one mile away); Camp DuPont (approx. one mile away); Fells Mill Historic District
Delcastle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 24, 2016
2. Delcastle Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Marshallton (approx. 1½ miles away); Greenbank Mill (approx. 1½ miles away); Wilmington & Western Railroad (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on February 18, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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