Near Newport in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Wilmington & Western Railroad
Erected by New Castle County Department of Parks and Recreation.
Location. 39° 44.299′ N, 75° 37.937′ W. Marker is near Newport, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Newport Gap Pike (Delaware Route 41) 0.1 miles north of Kirkwood Hwy (Delaware Route 2). Touch for map. Located on Newport Gap Pk between Kirkwood Hwy and Greenbank Rd. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19808, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Annie Oakleys": First Female Prison Guards in the United States (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greenbank Mill (about 600 feet away); The Home of William Julius "Judy" Johnson (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp DuPont (approx. 0.8 miles away); Brandywine Springs Marshallton (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Delaware Continentals (approx. 0.9 miles away); Delcastle (approx. 1.6 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker sits about 20 feet off the roadway, but can be see traveling north or south on Newport Gap Pk
Also see . . . History of the Wilmington & Western Railroad. (Submitted on September 3, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. This page has been viewed 683 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. 3. submitted on September 6, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 3, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.