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

Collins-Blackburn Memorial Building

 
 
Collins-Blackburn Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2021
1. Collins-Blackburn Memorial Building Marker
Inscription.  This building, formerly known as Delaware City School #118C, served as a school for the African American students of Delaware City between the years of 1922 and 1961. During these years 13 teachers taught over 300 students.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
 
Location. 39° 34.335′ N, 75° 36.066′ W. Marker is in Delaware City, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Madison Street 0.2 miles south of 5th Street (Delaware Route 9), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 611 Madison St, 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. Delaware City School No. 118C (a few steps from this marker); "Old Fire Bell" (approx. ¼ mile away); Delaware City Fire Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Delaware City Public School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Fort DuPont (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chapel (approx. 0.7
Collins-Blackburn Memorial Building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2021
2. Collins-Blackburn Memorial Building
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miles away); a different marker also named Delaware City Fire Company (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 16 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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