The River Road

The River Road (HM17V9)

Location: New Castle, DE 19720 New Castle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 39.557', W 75° 34.103'

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Portion of the early cart road laid out by Augustine Herrman, Lord of Bohemia Manor to connect his Maryland estate with Appoquinimink Creek and the Town of New Castle. Known as the "The Old Man's Road", this was one of the earliest links between the Delaware River and the Chesapeake Bay.
HM NumberHM17V9
Year Placed1949
Placed ByDelaware Public Archives Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 451242 N 4390096
Decimal Degrees39.65928333, -75.56838333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.557', W 75° 34.103'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 33.42" N, 75° 34' 6.18" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-508 South St, New Castle DE 19720, US
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