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Sports and Recreation

Fort Delaware State Park

MapP.O. Box 170
Delaware City, DE 19706
  • Historical Sites
  • Parks and Public Gardens


This park on Pea Patch Island was once a jail for Confederate prisoners of war, and some claim the place is haunted. Getting to the island requires a half-mile ferry ride from Delaware City. The area is also one of the largest heron and egret rookeries on the East Coast.

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