Near Glasgow in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The March Through Pencader
A Fight for Freedom
in Delaware and Maryland
August 25-September 10, 1777 (as shown on the map)
The Philadelphia Campaign was so-named since the city was the British destination when they sailed from New York, landing 17,000 troops near Elkton, Maryland. Colonial sharpshooters engaged the British in a delaying action at the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge September 3, 1777.
Historical research-Wade Catts
Campaign maps-Sean Moir
Erected by Pencader Heritage Area Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 39° 36.462′ N, 75° 43.614′ W. Marker is near Glasgow, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Pulaski Highway (U.S. 40). The marker is located in Glasgow Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2275 Pulaski Highway, Newark DE 19702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delaware Militia (here, next to this marker); Exploring the Past of Pencader HundredHistoric Iron Ore Mining (here, next to this marker); Mason Dixon Line & the Boundaries of Delaware (here, next to this marker); The Hundreds of Delaware (here, next to this marker); Marquis de Lafayette (here, next to this marker); Pencader Presbyterian Church (approx. one mile away); Aiken's Tavern Historic District (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glasgow.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on July 29, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on October 12, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2. submitted on September 26, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 3. submitted on October 12, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 4, 5. submitted on September 26, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.