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The site last updated August 24, 2019

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Officers and Directors of the Society  2019

Headquarters, Collections & Library  Appointments, Maps & Directions

The street address for the Robelen Building has been changed from 33 Staff Lane, Fort DuPont State Park to 2711 Staff Lane, Fort DuPont as part of the Fort DuPont Redevelopment & Preservation Corporation's plan for developing the former Fort DuPont State Park site. But the Fort Delaware Society's Headquarters, Collections & Library have not moved!! We are still there in the Robelen Building.

  2711 Staff Lane, Fort DuPont is open to the general public

Wednesday and Thursday 8 AM to 2 PM each week

throughout the year and by appointment only at other times.

Call (302) 834-1630.

  Fall General Membership Meeting 

Sunday, October 20, 2019

1-4 PM

William S. Connery


"From Fort McHenry to Fort Delaware"

Fort Delaware Notes Table of Contents 1950 - 2019

History of the Fort Delaware Society  by Director Emeritus Kay Keenan

Fort Delaware Society Facebook Page

Society Fundraising Acceptance Mark

Donations, membership dues & purchase payments can be made via PayPal.

   Membership New or Renewed today - good thru 2020.

Publications & Merchandise  Use PayPal, Checks, or 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.

Digitized copies of past issues of the Fort Delaware Notes updated to include February 2019. Available as single CD of "The 21st Century" 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

Society Restoration Projects  See rare six-pounder field guns

Society Interpretive Projects  Scale Model of Pea Patch Island

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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