Linking the Delaware River to the Chesapeake BayNew Castle has a long history as a national transportation link. In the 1820s a turnpike connected ships on the Delaware River with ships on the Chesapeake Bay. However, the turnpike was in poor condition. Progressive town leaders saw possibilities in a new technology.
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|Placed By||New Castle Community Partnership and New Castle Common|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 451699 N 4389967|
|Decimal Degrees||39.65815000, -75.56305000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 39.489', W 75° 33.783'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 39' 29.34" N, 75° 33' 46.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1 The Strand, New Castle DE 19720, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|