Highlands in Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
William Marriott Canby Memorial
William Marriott Canby
First president of the
Board of Park Commissioners
of the City of Wilmington
1883 - 1904
Erected 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 1883.
Location. 39° 46.077′ N, 75° 34.464′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. It is in Highlands. Marker is on Tower Drive west of Lookout Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2009 Lookout Dr, 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… (within shouting distance of this marker); Rockford Tower (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Poole Bancroft Memorial (about 700 feet away); Samuel Francis Du Pont (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Salem United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Clay Village Gibraltar (approx. half a mile away); Thomas Francis Bayard (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 81 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.