Bethany Beach in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Shipwreck of the Faithful Steward
Erected 2017 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number SC-73.)
Location. 38° 37.668′ N, 75° 4.061′ W. Marker is in Bethany Beach, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Delaware Route 1 at milepost 12 and Savages Ditch Rd., on the right when traveling south on State Route 1. Touch for map. Marker doesn't face the south bound traffic. You see it when you look up (west) Savages Ditch Road as you go through the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Bethany Beach DE 19930, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker Indian River Life-Saving Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Standing Guard (approx. 3½ miles away); History of Lake Comegys and Silver Lake (approx. 5½ miles away); Ocean View Delaware (approx. 5.7 miles away); Ocean View Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Bethany Beach Loop Canal (approx. 6 miles away); Funland (approx. 6 miles away).
More about this marker. Savages Ditch is a kayaker's paradise.
Regarding Shipwreck of the Faithful Steward. Tells the tale of a shipwreck and how nearby Coin Beach got its name. Coin beach is on the other side of the sand dunes. There's a parking lot at nearby Delaware Seashore State Park.
Additional keywords. Coin Beach
Categories. • Disasters • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2017, by Charles Quandt of Dewey Beach, Delaware. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2017, by Charles Quandt of Dewey Beach, Delaware. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.