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

Site of Fort Casimir

 
 
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By R. C.
1. Site of Fort Casimir Marker
Inscription. One hundred feet to the East of this point is the site of Fort Casimir. Erected by Dutch in 1651. Taken by Swedes 1654, called Fort Trafaldigheets or Trinity, retaken by Dutch under Petrus Stuyvesant in person September 11, 1655.
 
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission. (Marker Number NC-23.)
 
Location. 39° 39.726′ N, 75° 33.596′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of East Second Street and Chestnut Street on East Second Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle DE 19720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Casimir (a few steps from this marker); Broad Dyke (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Salem U.M. Church (about 700 feet away); Midshipman John Stockton, United States Navy (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Read (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Patriots in the Immanuel Churchyard (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named George Read (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain John Evans (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
More about this marker. Marker is semi-obscured
Site of Fort Casimir Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Site of Fort Casimir Marker
along the side of a building.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationForts, Castles
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,244 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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