New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Crossing the Delaware
The ferries operated from a Delaware Street terminal. Heavy demand required the addition of the Chestnut Street terminal shown above.
The New York, built by Pusey & Jones in Wilmington, made its first run on Mary 19, 1941. its twin, the New Jersey, soon followed.
Erected by New Castle Community Parthnership.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1951.
Location. 39° 39.462′ N, 75° 33.681′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from Delaware Street south of The Strand, on the left when Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Delaware Street, New Castle DE 19720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Castle Harbor (here, next to this marker); Delaware Street Wharf Reconstruction (within shouting distance of this marker); New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Landing Place of William Penn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gunning Bedford House (about 500 feet away); Packet Alley (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad (about 500 feet away); Home of George Read (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
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