Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Samuel Francis Du Pont
United States Navy
Statue was erected
by the Congress
of the United States
in recognition of his
Originally placed in
Du Pont Circle
it was removed
to this site
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 45.955′ N, 75° 34.537′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from W. 19th Street. Marker is near entrance to Rockford Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Mount Salem United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockford Tower (about 600 feet away); Looking Back… (about 600 feet away); William Marriott Canby Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Poole Bancroft Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gibraltar (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry Clay Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alexis I. duPont Middle School (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
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Also see . . . Samuel Francis Du Pont. (Submitted on November 15, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,159 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on May 29, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on September 23, 2010, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 4. submitted on September 23, 2010, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. 5. submitted on August 25, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 6. submitted on February 11, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7. submitted on May 29, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.