Buildings, Places & Locations


E-mail Additions/Corrections

  • American Legion Post #1, Front & Bancroft Parkway
  • Becker's Corner (Concord Ave. & Market Street)
  • Booth's Corners Farmers Market
  • Brandywine Music Box Summer Theater
  • Brandywine Raceway, Naamans Road
  • Brandywine Springs Park
  • Brown's Boys Club, 17th & Church Streets
  • Clemente's Bus Terminal, DuPont Hwy
  • Defiance Club
  • 'Devils Den' (A water tunnel running from Black Path to 2nd Street Falls)
  • DuPont Airport View Photos and History of the Airport
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald's House "Ellerslie", Gov. Printz Blvd.
  • Fenimores Auction, Prices Corner (now Prices Corner Shopping Center)
  • Ferris School for Boys
  • Florence Crittendon Home for Unwed Mothers
  • Garfield Park
  • Girl Scout Country Center in Hockessin
  • Gross's Hospital, 8th & West Streets
  • Grove Point Girl Scout Camp in Earlville, MD.
  • Jewish Temple & Community Center, French Street
  • Josephine Gardens
  • Kynlyn & Clifton Apartments
  • Lincoln Street, Madison Street & King Street Farmers Markets
  • Little Sister's of the Poor, 4th Street & Bancroft Parkway
  • Market Street was crowded with shoppers! (View Market Street Businesses from 1948 and 1961).
  • 'Mechanics Row', 1700 block  Rodney Street to Lovering Avenue
  • Millside, Roger's Road (before Dunlieth was built)
  • Naaman's Tea House, Philadelphia Pike
  • New Castle County Workhouse
  • Petrillo's Quarry near Penny Hill
  • Punch Bowl Woods
  • Riverside Hospital
  • Roller Coaster Hill, Beaver Valley
  • 'Sellers Estate', River Road near Lore Avenue
  • Shellpot Park
  • 'Speakman Barrel' wooden water tower at Speakman Company, 30th Street
  • T. C. Marshalls 'Miniature Railroad', Yorklyn
  • The "Blue Ball ", Concord Pike & Foulk Road
  • The 39th Street Delaware Coach 'Turn Around' at Matson Run
  • The B & O Railroad Station, Delaware Ave. & DuPont Street
  • The 'Below street level' Public Restrooms at 5th & Markets and 14th & Market Streets
  • The Delaware Coach Company 'Car Barn', Delaware Avenue
  • The 'Flower Market'
  • The Indian at the cigar shops, 4th & Market Streets & 10th & Market Streets
  • The 'Old' Governor Printz Blvd.
  • The old SPCA on Garasche's Lane
  • The patched tree, Kennett Pike where Geo. Washington slept(?)
  • The Press Club
  • The Physician's & Surgeon's Hospital, 8th & Adams Streets
  • The Polish Falcon's
  • The post-war 'Shipside' housing off of Maryland Avenue - now Alban Park.
  • Sugar Bowl Band Stand, 18th & Washington Streets
  • The Soda House
  • The steel 'lift bridges' over the C &D Canal
  • The 'Swinging Bridge' under Augustine Cut-Off Bridge near the Wilmington Zoo.
  • The US Post Office, 11th & Market Streets (now Wilmington Trust Co)
  • The 'Wedge Monument' where DE, PA & MD meet
  • The 'West End Neighborhood House', 800 block Lincoln Street
  • The 'YM & YWHA', 5th & French Streets
  • Transmission Bridge
  • Wilmington Fire Stations
    • #1, Delaware Avenue & Washington Street
    • Claymont Street - next to Electric Hose & Rubber
    • 2nd & Jackson Streets
    • 3rd & Union Streets
  • Wilmington General Hospital, Linden & Broom Streets
  • Wilmington Mounted Police horse stables, 16th & French Streets
  • Wilmington Speedway, the DuPont Highway in Minquadale
  • Woodlawn Branch Library
  • Woods Haven School for Girls
  • YMCA, 10th & Washington Streets
  • YMCA, 10th & Walnut Streets
  • YWCA, 10th & King Streets


Revised: September 2, 2009