“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Wilmington Historic Trail

Wilmington Historic Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 1, 2019
1. Wilmington Historic Trail Marker
Inscription.  This Historic Trail links the historical, social, and cultural patterns of development in Wilmington. The commercial and residential structures along this trail recreate the vitality and historic importance of 17th and 18th-century Wilmington. The trail begins just east of 6th & Church Streets at Fort Christina State Park, and ends at the Friends Meeting House at 6th and West Streets.

The Wilmington Historic Trail
1. Fort Christina at the Rocks
2. St. Stanislas Kostka
3. Old Swedes Church
4. Christina Cultural Arts Center
5. Hendrickson House Museum
6. Mt. Enon Baptist Church
7. Scots African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church
8. St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
9. People's Settlement Association
10. Old Asbury Methodist Church
11. Old Customs House
12. St. Peters Cathedral and Rectory
13. The Friends Meeting House
14. West Presbyterian Church
15. Old Town Hall 1798-1800

City Historic Districts
A. Old Swedes
B. St. Mary's
C. Eastside
D. Market St. Mall
E. Quaker Hill
Location. 39° 44.501′ N, 75° 32.829′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of North Walnut Street (Business U.S. 13) and East 7th Street on North Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 East 7th Street, Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Michael's Day Nursery (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethel A.M.E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Ezion-Mount Carmel United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louis L. Redding City County Building (about 500 feet away); Spencer Plaza rain gardens are working to keep Wilmington's waterways clear! (about 600 feet away); Gravesite of Bishop Peter Spencer (1779-1843) (about 600 feet away); Brown v. Board of Education (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Lodge of Delaware A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraForts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on March 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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