Near Delaware City in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Batteries Hentig and Dodd
The 1890s modernization continued
* battery – two or more pieces of artillery used together.
Location. 39° 35.321′ N, 75° 34.074′ W. Marker is near Delaware City, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is located on Pea Patch Island, near Fort Delaware. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sally Port (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of W. Emerson Wilson (about 300 feet away); Pea Patch Island (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pea Patch Island Heronry (approx. 1.2 miles away in New Jersey); The Diving Bell (approx. 1.3 miles away); Delaware Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Historic Delaware City (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ammunition Hoist (approx. 1.3 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware City.
Also see . . . Fort Delaware State Park. (Submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,034 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.