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William Francis's Along the Kirkwood Highway (Images of America) PDF

By William Francis

ISBN-10: 1467121568

ISBN-13: 9781467121569

ISBN-10: 1531673104

ISBN-13: 9781531673109

The Kirkwood road is a virtually six-mile component to country path 2 in New citadel County, Delaware. equipped as a skip of Marshallton after the outlet of Delaware Park at Stanton in 1937, it was once intended to supply Wilmington-area horse-racing lovers a straighter and speedier path to the song. it's named after a individual officer of the yank Revolution, Robert Kirkwood Jr., who used to be born at his family�s farm alongside Polly Drummond Hill street in Newark in 1756. because it opened to vehicle site visitors, the road has passed through quite a few renovations and the surroundings alongside its course has replaced dramatically. this present day, it's the fifth-busiest roadway within the country and is coated by way of procuring facilities, nationwide shops, fast-food and chain eating places, fuel stations, subdivisions, and old websites. via classic images, alongside the Kirkwood street takes a nostalgic glance again on the commute hall, its move streets, and normal websites alongside its path.

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