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Post Exchange

Fort DuPont

 
 
Post Exchange Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
1. Post Exchange Marker
Inscription.  The Post Exchange (PX) was constructed in 1906. Later known as Burton Hall, the PX was a multi-purpose facility that over the years included a gymnasium, bowling alley, barber shop, pool tables, soda fountain, exchange and library.
 
Erected by Fort DuPont Shaped by History and Anchored in Nature.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
 
Location. 39° 34.362′ N, 75° 35.1′ W. Marker is in Delaware City, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Sussex Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Parade Grounds (a few steps from this marker); Constructed by First Engineers (within shouting distance of this marker); Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commanding Officer Quarters (about 400 feet away); Officers Row (about 600 feet away); Floated Across The River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware City.
 
Post Exchange Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
2. Post Exchange Marker
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Fort DuPont Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2019
3. Fort DuPont Historical Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on December 19, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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