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Delaware City, Delaware: Fort Delaware: Confederate Hellhole Team Field Report

Pea Patch Island, Delaware City, DE
The Fort is just offshore from Delaware City, reached via the Three Forts Ferry. I-95 exit 4A. Drive south on Hwy 1 for 7.5 miles. Take exit 152. Turn left onto Hwy 72. Drive east for four miles (Hwy 72 will become Hwy 9). Turn left onto Clinton St. and drive to the ferry dock.
W-Su 10 am - 4 pm, summer only. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Fort Delaware: Confederate Hellhole

33,000 Confederate troops were imprisoned in this castle-like island fortress surrounded by a moat. Nearly 2,700 died. Report... [08/04/2013]

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Fort Delaware.

Fort Delaware, Confederate Hellhole

Go go go! Tons of fun and excitement. Old time games, environment, and items.

[Anthony B, 08/04/2013]

Tourists get to the fort on a ferry, then jump on a jitney.

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