Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island

Pea Patch Island in the Delaware River
Delaware City, Delaware

Historic Document

Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island is located in New Castle County, Delaware certified as a historic location on Thursday December 16, 1971. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Defense, more specifically a Fortification. Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Military, Architecture.

Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island Information

Ownership Type: State
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1848, 1862, 1865
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 1780
Number of historically contributing buildings: 3
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Delaware City Historic Locations New Castle County Historic Locations Delaware Historic Locations