Delaware River Defenses

HARBOR DEFENSES of the DELAWARE



Not for use as a highway map.

FORT MIFFLIN &
FORT MERCER

FORT DELAWARE

FORT DuPONT
& Reedy Island

FORT MOTT

FORT SAULSBURY

FORT MILES

CAPE MAY
Military Reservation

Now including HIGHLANDS Military Reservation
a New York Harbor defense near Sandy Hook, New Jersey
Each of the Fort pages serve as
individual home pages

Due to increased internet traffic, Yahoo may periodically
shut down this website. I apologize for the inconvenience,
but it is necessary in order to keep this a "free" site.

"Always Prepared"
HD Delaware

Coast Artillery Corps

Other major military bases include:
(A) Dover Air Force Base
(B) Philadelphia Navy Yard
(C) Bethany Beach Nat'l Guard Ctr
(D) USCG Receiving Station


USGS Satellite Images of Delaware River
courtesy of Microsoft TerraServer

See also North American Fortifications

I wish to thank my friends at Ft Mott for helping me make this website a reality.

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Potomac River Defenses for Washington D.C.
Baltimore Harbor Defenses
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This website is an ongoing project. We are always learning something new,
and we would like all to share in any new information that is gathered.
Thank you, and enjoy!

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Phil Payette

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Wilmington-Philadelphia Links

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Philadelphia Citypaper

The Philadelphia Inquirer

U.S.S. New Jersey BB-62

U.S.S. Olympia C-6

Independence Seaport Museum

New Jersey's Lighthouses (State of New Jersey)

New Jersey Lighthouse Society

Chesapeake Chapter, US Lighthouse Society

Other Related Links


Center for Fort Preservation and Tourism

Council on America's Military Past (CAMP)

CDSG

Civil War Fortification Study Group

Company of Military Historians