Seaford in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Forty & Eight Boxcar
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives, and the Merci Train Boxcars series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1799.
Location. 38° 38.659′ N, 75° 36.552′ W. Marker is in Seaford, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seaford DE 19973, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Killed in Action Memorial (here, next to this marker); Nanticoke Post No. 6 (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor William H. H. Ross (within shouting distance of this marker); Gateway to Freedom: The Tilly Escape (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Seaford Fire Department (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seaford.
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Also see . . . Mercitrain.org website about the Delaware Boxcar. Contains photos of some artifacts donated by the French people and dedication photos. (Submitted on February 11, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,289 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.