The Brandywine Showing Park Drive

The Brandywine Showing Park Drive Wilmington Delaware

Stock #: 47457
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Wilmington
State: Delaware (DE)
County: New Castle
Publisher: Del. Mar News Agency
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Wilmington is situated at the junction of the Christina and Brandywine Rivers and is the County Seat of New Castle County, Delaware. In 1638the first Swedish expedition to the new world landed at the point on the Christina called "The Rocks". Here they established Fort Christina, it was taken from them by the Dutch in 1655, who were in return Superseded by the English in 1664. Under Wm. Penn as Governor it acquired the Quaker characteristic which to this day Under Wm. Penn. as Governor it acquired charactierics which to this day it has never lost.
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