Washington's Reconnaissance

Washington's Reconnaissance (HM6AB)

Location: Newark, DE 19702 New Castle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 37.996', W 75° 44.983'

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Generals Washington, Greene and Lafayette came to Iron Hill, August 26, 1777 in hope of viewing British army then landing along Elk River. Only a few tents could be seen. A heavy storm coming up, they spent the night in a nearby farm house.
HM NumberHM6AB
Marker NumberNC-53
Year Placed1932
Placed ByHistoric Markers Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 8:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 435663 N 4387323
Decimal Degrees39.63326667, -75.74971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 37.996', W 75° 44.983'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 37' 59.76" N, 75° 44' 58.98" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1221 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark DE 19702, US
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