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Delaware City in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

 
 
Delaware Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 10, 2008
1. Delaware Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Plaque
Inscription. Chesapeake & Delaware Canal
Designated 1982, Delaware Section, ASCE
 
Erected by American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 34.71′ N, 75° 35.268′ W. Marker is in Delaware City, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from Clinton Street. Touch for map. Plaque is on the bridge abutment leading to the ferry to Pea Patch Island and Fort Delaware. Marker is in this post office area: Delaware City DE 19706, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Diving Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Delaware City Public School (approx. half a mile away); Delaware City School No. 118C (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pea Patch Island (approx. one mile away); Batteries Hentig and Dodd (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sally Port (approx. 1.3 miles away); W. Emerson Wilson (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware City.
 
Also see . . .  Chesapeake & Delaware Canal - US Army Corps of Engineers.
C & D Canal Lock image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 10, 2008
2. C & D Canal Lock
This is a restored lock to the original Chesapeake and Delaware Canal that terminated in Delaware City. The original canal was replaced with a sea level canal. Now the terminus is further south on the Delaware River.
(Submitted on August 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. LandmarksMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
View of Delaware City from original C & D Canal Lock image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 10, 2008
3. View of Delaware City from original C & D Canal Lock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,076 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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