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

The Green or Market Plaine

 
 
The Green or Market Plaine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 9, 2012
1. The Green or Market Plaine Marker
Inscription. Laid out by Petrus Stuyvesant, Dutch Governor, 1655. On this green stood the old jail and gallows. Here were held the great fairs and weekly markets from early times.
 
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission. (Marker Number NC-28.)
 
Location. 39° 39.601′ N, 75° 33.842′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Delaware Street and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Delaware 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. Delaware's Independence Hall (a few steps from this marker); Van Dyke House (within shouting distance of this marker); New Castle Court House 1732 (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheriff's House and County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Castle Common (about 300 feet away); Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); The Welcome Society of Pennsylvania (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
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The Green or Market Plaine Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. The Green or Market Plaine Marker
A View of the Market Plaine or Green image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, October 8, 2006
3. A View of the Market Plaine or Green
Young American Recruit marching upon the Green or Market Plaine image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
4. Young American Recruit marching upon the Green or Market Plaine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,441 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 21, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on December 14, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   3. submitted on November 9, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   4. submitted on December 14, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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