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
Views: 0

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

Visit Instructions:

1. The waymark coordinates must be personally visited.
2. Give the date and a description of your visit
3. Post at least one photo taken at the time of your visit
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest U.S. Revolutionary War Memorials
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.