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The site last updated April 14, 2016

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Contact the Society  Mailing, delivery, telephone & e-mail addresses

Officers and Directors of the Society  2016

Headquarters, Collections & Library  Appointments, Maps & Directions

  33 Staff Lane open to the general public

Wednesday and Thursday 8 AM to 2 PM each week

throughout the year or by appointment only at other times.

Call (302) 834-1630.

  New Spring General Membership Meeting 

Sunday, May 15, 2016 2-4 PM

Speaker Steve Conrad

"Preparing for the Enemy Who Did Not Come; the

Genesis and Building of the three Forts Delaware"

Society Newsletter  December 2014 issue plus archived issues

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

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

   New   Membership New or Renewed today - good thru 2016.

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.

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

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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