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Fort Delaware State Park
45 Clinton St.
Fort Delaware State Park: Ferry Location
Delaware City, DE 19706
Originally built to protect the harbors of Wilmington and Philadelphia near the conclusion of the War of 1812 and later used as a prisoner of war camp, the fort is accessible only by ferry from points in Delaware City or Fort Mott State Park in Pennsville, NJ. Hop across the Delaware River to experience Fort Delaware.
Meet Confederate prisoners, learn how to march like a soldier & watch the firing of a cannon at this 19th century fort. Visitor beware on P.O.W. Weekends -- your family might just get ‘caught’ as new prisoners.
County: DE - New Castle County
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