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

Looking Back...

...over 70 years ago from this spot

 
 
Looking Back... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
1. Looking Back... Marker
Inscription. Created during the Great Depression, this garden's first plants were 670 roses donated by Mr. Jasper Crane. In 2001, the Friends of Wilmington Parks began restoration to return the garden to its original state.
 
Erected 2014 by Delaware State Parks.
 
Location. 39° 45.406′ N, 75° 33.103′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on North Park Drive north of North Van Buren Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. On the grounds of Brandywine Park. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Looking Back... (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Memories of Brandywine Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Looking Back... (approx. 0.2 miles away); John McKinly (approx. ¼ mile away); New Castle County Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); African American Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Looking Back... (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salesianum School (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas
 
Looking Back... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
2. Looking Back... Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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