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

Looking Back…

…over 100 years ago from this spot

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
1. Looking Back... Marker
Inscription.  Brandywine Park was created to give urban residents relief from city living and working conditions. A young woman is pictured sitting atop an outcropping of Brandywine Blue Rock in 1897.
 
Erected 2014 by Delaware State Parks.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWomen. In addition, it is included in the Delaware State Parks 🏞️ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
 
Location. 39° 45.531′ N, 75° 33.275′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on North Park Drive south of Augustine Cut Off, on the left when traveling north. The marker is on the grounds of Brandywine Park, north of I-95. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19806, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Looking Back… (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank E. Schoonover Studios (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Looking Back… (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salesianum School (approx. 0.3 miles
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
2. Looking Back... Marker
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away); 1315 Delaware Avenue (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1313 Delaware Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial Day Parade and Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wilmington Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on May 23, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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