As you enter Delaware from Pennsylvania the first historic site you pass
The Robinson House.
This was the home of Lt. Col. Thomas Robinson of the Pennsylvania Continentals.
It has rooms furnished in the colonial style and a display about the W3R.
It is located about 0.3 miles south of the Pennsylvania state line.
Going north on I-495 take exit 5 and go north (right onto Rt 13) for 0.5 miles.
Going south on I-95 take exit 10 and go east (left onto Naamans Road) for 0.5 miles.
A proposed kiosk at this site would have three panels:
Continuing down Philadelphia Pike and Market St through Wilmington you will pass the Grand Opera House at 8th Street. During the American Revolution the Wilmington Academy stood on this site. A W3R sign was placed next to the Grand Opera House in 2005:
The Port of Christiana on the Christina RiverW3R SIGN: We hope someday to place an interpretive sign near here with something like the following text:
The Battle of Cooch's BridgeThere is a monument and sign next to Cooch's Bridge, describing the battle fought here in 1777. The battle was of sufficient interest to the French taht it is included oh their maps to guide the march south toYorktown.
NOTE: It is very dangerous to park or walk here, so be very careful.
W3R SIGN: We hope someday to place an interpretive sign near here with something like the following text: