Packet Alley

Packet Alley (HMGYC)

Location: New Castle, DE 19720 New Castle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 39.541', W 75° 33.708'

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Packet boats from Philadelphia met stage coaches here for Frenchtown, Maryland, chief line of communication from North to Baltimore and South. Andrew Jackson, David Crockett, Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, Lord Ashburton, Sam Houston, Louis Napoleon, Stonewall Jackson, Indians (led by Osceola and Black Hawk) en route to visit "Great Father" in Washington — all passed this way
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HM NumberHMGYC
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Year Placed1933
Placed ByHistoric Markers Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 11:55pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] NATHAN MYERS  [2] NATHAN MYERS  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 451807 N 4390063
Decimal Degrees39.65901667, -75.56180000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.541', W 75° 33.708'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 32.46" N, 75° 33' 42.48" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21 The Strand, New Castle DE 19720, US
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