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

Constructed by First Engineers

1933

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2021
1. Constructed by First Engineers Marker
Inscription.  These brick were brought from England in the 17th Century and used in the construction of Lord Fairfax Mansion at Belvoir, Virginia, 1736.
 
Erected 1933 by First Engineers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1736.
 
Location. 39° 34.389′ N, 75° 35.132′ W. Marker is in Delaware City, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Sussex Avenue just east of Wingate Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 260 New Castle Ave, Delaware City DE 19706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theatre (a few steps from this marker); Post Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker); Parade Grounds (within shouting distance of this marker); Commanding Officer Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Officers Row (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2021
2. The Theatre
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line); Floated Across The River (about 600 feet away); Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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