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

Looking Back...

...over 50 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. The Josephine Fountain has been drawing visitors to Brandywine Park since the 1930s. The fountain was built in honor of Mrs. Josephine Tatnall Smith who enjoyed walking through the park. Here families and couples enjoy a cool spring day in the mid-1950s.
 
Erected 2014 by Delaware State Parks.
 
Location. 39° 45.359′ N, 75° 33.048′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of North Park Drive and North Van Buren Street, on the right when traveling east on North Park Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1700 North Park Drive, Wilmington DE 19806, 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 (about 600 feet away); John McKinly (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Castle County Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Looking Back... (approx. ¼ mile away); African American Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial
Looking Back... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
2. Looking Back... Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Washington Street Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Delaware World War I Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
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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 137 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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