Fort DuPont State Park, Delaware City

#18 of 20 in Nature in Delaware
Fort DuPont State Park is a Delaware state park located in Delaware City, Delaware. Fort DuPont itself, named after Rear Admiral Samuel Francis duPont, was used as a military base from the Civil War through World War II, and was part of a three fort defense system, with Fort Delaware and Fort Mott with the purpose of protecting the Delaware River and the city of Philadelphia from naval attacks. Fort DuPont State Park is situated along the Delaware River and Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
Fort DuPont State Park contains the home field of the Diamond State Base Ball Club, a vintage base ball team. The Diamond State Base Ball Club typically plays 4-6 games there per year. The Diamond State Base Ball Club also plays at least once per year at Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island and also at nearby Port Penn, Delaware. The Diamond State Base Ball Club is a non-profit amateur organization created for the purposes of providing physical fitness to its members, educating the public on the history of baseball and local history, and serving as a point of public pride.
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  • Alot of history here as to how things were back then. Not too interesting for those under 6? Time ago and things from the war and living back then is amazing if your a history buff It was a nice...  more »
  • We love the area along the C&D canal it's great for rock hunting
  • On crowds. Nice grass walking trail.

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