The March Through Pencader - Newark, DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 36.462 W 075° 43.614
18S E 437598 N 4384469
Quick Description: One of many historical markers at Glasgow Regional Park in Newark, Delaware.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2021 4:01:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM14NWQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "
Philadelphia Campaign
Troop Maneuvers
in Delaware and Maryland

August 25-September 10, 1777 (as shown on the map)

(Inscription in the lower right)
The Philadelphia Campaign was so-named since the city was the British destination when they sailed from New York, landing 17,000 troops near Elkton, Maryland. Colonial sharpshooters engaged the British in a delaying action at the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge September 3, 1777.

Historical research-Wade Catts
Campaign maps-Sean Moir"
Type of Memorial: Plaque

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