Highlands in Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
William Poole Bancroft Memorial
William Poole Bancroft
He was president of the Board of Park Commissioners 1904 - 1923.
A good citizen of a singular modesty and sincerity, his utmost thought of himself might have been expressed "I pray thee then, write me as one who loved his fellow men."
Erected 1937 by the City of Wilmington, Delaware.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
Location. 39° 45.995′ N, 75° 34.355′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. It is in Highlands. Marker is on Tower Drive, 0.3 miles north of West 19th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Red Oak Rd, 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. Looking Back… (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockford Tower (about 600 feet away); William Marriott Canby Memorial (about 700 feet away); Mount Salem United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Samuel Francis Du Pont (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gibraltar (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas Francis Bayard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Henry Clay Village (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.