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Coast Defense

The site last updated May 03, 2014

Prison Camp


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Officers and Directors of the Society  2014

Headquarters, Collections & Library  Appointments, Maps & Directions

Headquarters, Collections & Library will open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for visitors without appointment on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month during the winter season. Knowledgeable Society researchers will be available to help you.

New                       Spring Membership Meeting 

► Sunday, May 18, 2014 1-4 PM ◄

"Art in the U. S. Civil"

Robelen Building

Fort DuPont State Park

Delaware City, DE

Society Newsletter  Fall 2012 issue plus archived past issues

New   Fort Delaware Notes Table of Contents 1950 - 2014

History of the Fort Delaware Society  by Director Emeritus Kay Keenan

Fort Delaware Society Facebook Page

Society Fundraising Acceptance Mark

Membership  New or Renew today - membership good thru 2014

Publications & Merchandise  Use PayPal, Checks, Money Orders

Now available - a limited edition 1 ounce silver (0.999 pure) coin struck in 1969 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Old Star Fort on Pea Patch Island and the 50th anniversary of the Fort Delaware Society. By Lombardo Mint, a division of Mississauga Mint, Ontario, Canada.

New   Digitized copies of past issues of the Fort Delaware Notes updated to include February 2013 & February 2014. Available as single CD of "The 21st Century 2001 - 2014" or in Combo Package with "The First 50 Years 1950 - 2000".

General Operating Fund  Explanation of the Fund & Contribution Form

Descendant's Certificates  Available to the General Public

Fort Delaware Society Sutler Shop  Gift shop inside Fort Delaware

Society Restoration Projects  See rare six-pounder field guns

Society Interpretive Projects  Scale Model of Pea Patch Island

Donations, membership dues & purchase payments can be submitted through PayPal.

Research Topics

Heritage Research  Submit queries about Prisoners & Garrison Members

Finns Point National Cemetery  "They Died at Fort Delaware"

Garrison Units at Fort Delaware  From PA, DE, MD, OH, NY & MA

Going Home  A Discharge Time Line April 1865 to January 1866

Fort DuPont  A Brief History by Chairman Bill Robelen

A Recommended Reading List

Visit Historic Fort Delaware

Travel Directions  Fort Delaware State Park & the Three Forts Ferry

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