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

By William Francis

The Kirkwood road is a nearly six-mile part of kingdom path 2 in New fortress County, Delaware. equipped as a pass of Marshallton after the outlet of Delaware Park at Stanton in 1937, it was once intended to supply Wilmington-area horse-racing enthusiasts a straighter and speedier path to the tune. it truly is named after a wonderful officer of the yankee Revolution, Robert Kirkwood Jr., who used to be born at his family�s farm alongside Polly Drummond Hill highway in Newark in 1756. because it opened to vehicle site visitors, the road has gone 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 nation and is covered by means of procuring facilities, nationwide outlets, fast-food and chain eating places, gasoline stations, subdivisions, and old websites. via classic pictures, alongside the Kirkwood street takes a nostalgic glance again on the trip hall, its pass streets, and ordinary websites alongside its path.

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