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7/31/2018 12:16 PM
 

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Sorry that I wasn't able to answer a lot of questions last Thursday.  And that we didn't have time to explore the "Gun Batteries".  Below are some informational resources:


Saturday, August 18, 2018
5:00pm
Gun Battery Hike
WhenSat, August 18, 5pm – 6pm
WhereFort DuPont State Park, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA (map)
DescriptionTake a walk along the trail, and check out one of the first coastal defense sites to have steel-barreled breech-loading guns in concrete emplacements. Be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes that you don't mind getting a little dirty for this one-hour adventure
 
http://www.fortwiki.com/Fort_DuPont_(1)

The park office in the Grassdale Center has lots of free brochures.
 
http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/parks/Information/Documents/Fort%20Dupont/RFP-Fort-Dupont-Background.pdf
 
https://fortdupont.org/visit/
 
http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=166243
 
Article in today's News Journal: "As Fort DuPont restoration takes shape, Delaware City watches with interest, wariness".  https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2018/07/30/delaware-city-residents-cheer-worry-fort-dupont-restoration/748588002/

 

​~April​
 
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