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  Wilmington, Delaware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wilmington, a port in northern Delaware, is the largest city in the state.
Delaware, though officially a Union State, was divided in its support of both the Confederate and the Union soldiers; the northern part of the state was largely Union, while the southern part of the state leaned toward the Confederacy.
Wilmington is a venue for the Court of Chancery, along with Dover and Georgetown in Kent and Sussex Counties, respectively (the venue is chosen by the judge hearing the case).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wilmington,_Delaware   (2421 words)

  
 Delaware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Delaware is bounded to the north by Pennsylvania, to the east by the Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean and to the west and south by Maryland.
With the loss of their lands on the Delaware River and the destruction of the Minqua by the Iroquois of the Five Nations in the 1670's, the remnants of the Lenape left the region and moved over the Alleghany Mountains by the mid 18th century.
Delaware is home to approximately 20,000 Jews, who are served by the Jewish Community Center in Brandywine (outside of Wilmington) and by a number of educational, social and cultural agencies supported by the Jewish Federation of Delaware.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Delaware   (4130 words)

  
 DuPont Heritage: Wilmington, Delaware
Established by Quaker merchants in the 1730s, Wilmington was a milling and grain-shipping center for farmers in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania.
Their fears were realized in 1854 when three wagon loads of fl powder exploded while traveling through the city, killing two residents and causing extensive property damage.
Wilmington was a small industrial city with modest buildings and limited infrastructure, and DuPont executives recognized that the city would have to grow along with the company.
heritage.dupont.com /floater/fl_wilmington/floater.shtml   (757 words)

  
 Delaware News
Delaware Insurance Commissioner Matt Denn held an event yesterday touting the state's use of agents who confiscate license plates belonging to anyone the commission's database says is uninsured.
Delaware motorists are now on notice that if they drive without insurance, their license plates may be confiscated, Insurance Commissioner Matt Denn said today.
The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a crash involving a pedestrian that occurred this morning at approximately 2:36 a.m., at the intersection of US Route 13 and US Route 9.
www.topix.net /state/de   (623 words)

  
 Wilmington, Delaware Encyclopedia Article @ HotAndCold.com (Hot and Cold)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Carper">Thomas R. Carper are located a few blocks from some of Wilmington's most violent streets, separated only by elevation changes or parks.
The Dutch banking giant ING Groep N.V. headquartered its U.S. In 1988, the Delaware legislature enacted a law which required a would-be acquirer to capture 85 percent of a Delaware chartered corporation’s stock in a single transaction or wait three years before proceeding.
There are also private schools such as Salesianum, St. Wilmington also hosts several charter schools, including the Charter School of Wilmington and East Side Charter School.
www.hotandcold.com /encyclopedia/Wilmington,_Delaware   (1904 words)

  
 Delaware Cosmetic Dentist Dr Dean McSpadden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Delaware Dentist Dr Dean McSpadden DDS, MAGD is a native of Wilmington who graduated with honors from University of Delaware in 1976.
Dr Dean McSpadden DDS, MAGD is a member of the Delaware State Dental Society, the American Dental Association, the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Delaware Cosmetic Dentist Dr Dean McSpadden DDS, MAGD maintains a private Wilmington Delaware Cosmetic Dentistry practice specializing in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry.
www.hdmcspaddendds.com   (864 words)

  
 Delaware Park Horse Racing and Slots - Home
Delaware Park is proud to unveil the largest video wall on the East Coast.
Nestled in the midst of a bustling suburban area, this upscale 18-hole championship golf course surrounds the racetrack and stable areas.
His Delaware Park career record is three wins, four seconds, and a third from nine starts with $117,370.
www.delawarepark.com   (348 words)

  
 Wilmington Delaware Restaurants: Find Wilmington Delaware Restaurants and Reviews Online
Gloriously tax-free for eating out, Greater Wilmington’s expansive dining options emanate from scores of restaurants specializing in traditional regional fare or cuisines from around the world.
Riverfront Wilmington establishments beckon with fresh seafood, sizzling steaks and a variety of other taste sensations.
DiningGuide Wilmington, Delaware is part of MetroGuide, offering guides to hotels, entertainment and more for the entire region.
wilmington.diningguide.com   (481 words)

  
 Wilmington, Delaware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wilmington, a seaport in northern Delaware, is the largest city in the state.
Out of the total population, 30.4% of those under the age of 18 and 20.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
This festival is on a smaller scale than the Italian festival but features traditional Greek food and drink along with a crafts area.
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 Introduction to Delaware - The United States of America
Supported by the Delaware Railroad in the early nineteenth century, Delaware became the leading producer of peaches in the United States.
Delaware was under Swedish rule from 1638 to 1655.
It was humorously asserted that because of the small area of Delaware, only muskrats could get a foothold in the state.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/de_intro.htm   (888 words)

  
 Doubletree Wilmington Hotel, Delaware DE Wilmington Hotels
The Doubletree Hotel Wilmington located in the heart of the picturesque Brandywine Valley, is conveniently located four miles north of I-95 on U.S. 202, adjacent to the Concord Mall, 5 miles from Downtown Wilmington and only 25 minutes from the Philadelphia International Airport.
Wilmington, Delaware, is home to dozens of Fortune 500 companies including AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Dupont, AIG, Deloitte, and JP Morgan Chase all of which are located within a few miles from the hotel.
Doubletree Hotel Wilmington guests enjoy a luxurious mix of amenities in a suburban location, surrounded by northern Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania historic colonial attractions.
www.doubletreewilmington.com   (347 words)

  
 Wilmington Delaware theTerry House Bed and Breakfast, New Castle, DE.
Wilmington Delaware theTerry House Bed and Breakfast, New Castle, DE.
For the business traveler, I-95 is less than 5 minutes and the city of Wilmington approximately 10 minutes away.
New Castle, south of Wilmington, Delaware, on the Delaware River, has been described as an "undiscovered jewel".
www.terryhouse.com   (263 words)

  
 Wilmington Blue Rocks Professional Baseball - Official Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wilmington kicks off the home stand by wrapping up the month of April with three games against the Winston-Salem Warthogs, Carolina League affiliate of the Chicago White Sox.
Wilmington, DE — Due to a scheduling conflict the appearance by Cal Ripken Jr.
Wilmington, DE — The Wilmington Blue Rocks have announced that John Sadak has been hired as the Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations.
www.bluerocks.com   (315 words)

  
 Wilmington Personal Bankruptcy Lawyer Delaware Bankruptcy Court DE Debt Settlement Attorney
As with all areas of the law, the personal bankruptcy court attorney at Rahaim and Saints keeps abreast of these new and emerging changes in order to assist our clients in choosing the best options for their individual situation.
Contact our Delaware bankruptcy lawyer today for a discussion of these new regulations and how they may impact your own bankruptcy action.
At the Wilmington law offices of Rahaim and Saints, our DE bankruptcy court attorney has helped literally hundreds of clients over more than 20 years to get a FRESH START and protect their assets through the filing and negotiation of personal bankruptcy actions.
www.rahaimandsaints.com /PracticeAreas/Personal-Bankruptcy.asp   (446 words)

  
 Railroading in Delaware - Home Page
One of the oldest steam tourist railroads in the nation the present day Wilmington and Western has a history that dates back to 1959 when locomotive #92, a 2-6-0 former CN & GTW built in 1910, was purchased.
The first railroad in Delaware was the New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad which was the rail link in a water-rail-water route from Philadelphia to Baltimore.
The first railroad merger in the U.S. was between the Wilmington and Sesquehanna Railroad and the Delaware and Maryland Railroad in 1836.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Plains/6484   (1956 words)

  
 Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington
The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington will once again celebrate the global solidarity partnership between the Catholic community of Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore and the Diocese of San Marcos, Guatemala during Solidarity Week 2006, from April 23 until April 30, 2006.
The Most Reverend Michael A. Saltarelli, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, has issued a statement entitled "2006 State Legislative Priorities: A Catholic Vision of Public Policy Issues in Delaware" to the Delaware General Assembly.
Whether you are enjoying the history and natural beauty of the towns and villages along the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay, or the family fun of a Delaware or Maryland Atlantic Ocean resort vacation; you’ll find a Catholic community nearby ready to welcome you with open arms.
www.cdow.org   (374 words)

  
 Wilmington, Delaware
Delaware Art Museum: largest collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings and objects outside the United Kingdom.
Delaware Museum of Natural History: one of largest seashell collections in US; authentic dinosaur skeletons; flora and fauna of the area; large scale model of International Space Station.
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts: Seven galleries plus studios for 26 professional artists.
www.icity.net /cityguide/wilmington.html   (615 words)

  
 Wilmington Delaware Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wilmington is 130 miles from New York, 68 miles from Baltimore, and 105 miles from
Because of its strategic location, Wilmington has excellent access to the various transportation networks of the eastern seaboard.
Wilmington is the largest municipality in the state and the largest on the Delmarva Peninsula.
www.relocate-america.com /states/DE/cities/wilmingt.htm   (579 words)

  
 Wilmington Drama League | Community Theater in Wilmington Delaware
The Wilmington Drama League is saddened by the tragic loss suffered by the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
WDL programs are made possible, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency committed to enhancing and supporting the arts in Delaware.
The Delaware Division of the Arts provides technical and financial assistance to artists and serves as a clearinghouse on information on the arts.
www.wdl.org   (656 words)

  
 Visitors Center: Attractions
Wilmington Blue Rocks baseball team call Riverfront Wilmington their home.
Delaware's Tall Ship originally landed in Delaware on March 29, 1638.
The new Kalmar Nyckel made its debut on September 28, 1997 and serves as Delaware's aquatic ambassador.
www.ci.wilmington.de.us /attractions.htm   (299 words)

  
 CJC Weed & Seed
Community revitalization is accomplished by implementing and focusing a broad array of existing and new social, economic, and recreational programs in these targeted neighborhoods, once violent felons and drug traffickers have been removed.
In Wilmington, the Weed & Seed target area is 3rd to 11th Streets and Adams to Tatnall Streets in West Center City.
In Wilmington, the U.S. Department of Justice has collaborated with the Ministry of Caring, Inc. to initiate the "seeding" efforts of the Weed & Seed strategy.
www.state.de.us /cjc/weedseed.shtml   (694 words)

  
 Adventure Tours Wilmington DE Delaware + National Parks - City Guide
Old Asbury Methodist Church (circa 1789) Walnut and Third Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801, Dedicated by Francis Asbury, first American Bishop of the Methodist Church, this historical site is where Allan McLane, Revolutionary War hero, was laid to rest in the cemetery on the grounds.
The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Delaware rebuilt the church in 1918.
Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation 89 Kings Highway, Wilmington, DE 19901,
www.discoverourtown.com /TownPage.php?Town=1414&Cat=Attractions   (1315 words)

  
 Wilmington-Delaware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The library of Wilmington College is located near the center of the campus...
Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to serving the Wilmington...
Wilmington is a beautiful city located in Clinton County in Southern Ohio.
delaware.gigabusca.com /cities/wilmington-delaware.html   (1724 words)

  
 Delaware Toy & Miniature Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Delaware Toy and Miniature Museum, a nonprofit organization founded by Gloria R. Hinkel and Beverly J. Thomes, is a historical reference of antique and contemporary dollhouses, miniatures and sample furniture as well as dolls, toys, trains, boats, and planes, both European and American, from the 18th to 20th centuries.
The Delaware Toy and Miniature Museum is located on Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
It is adjacent to the entrance of the Hagley Museum and is indicated below by an arrow pointing to an (A) on the map of North New Castle County.
thomes.net /toys   (450 words)

  
 Scottish Placenames - Wilmington, Delaware, USA
For comparability with other cities around the world, Greater Wilmington has been defined as the entire urban area extending from the Pennsylvania state line in the north to Delaware City in the south, and taking in the Elkton area in neighbouring Maryland and the Strickersville area in neighbouring Pennsylvania.
However, the proximity of Delaware to Baltimore in neighbouring Maryland suggests a reference to this city.
A large number of 'Scots-Irish' (i.e., ethnic Scots from the Irish province of Ulster) settled in Delaware and adjacent parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland during the 1720s, many of whom later moved south and west into what was then Indian territory, earning themselves the reputation of being tough pioneers.
www.rampantscotland.com /placenames/placename_wilmington.htm   (2973 words)

  
 Welcome to Wilmington, Delaware
Councilman Kevin F. Kelley has requested, in writing, an investigation into the death of Stephen F. Pytko while in custody of the Delaware Correction Center.
Developing a plan to address the social, educational and economic factors that result in violent crime in the City.
Project partners are working together to develop a plan for the revitalization of South Wilmington.
www.ci.wilmington.de.us   (159 words)

  
 Estate Planning Attorney Thomas P. Conaty, LLC Wilmington, Delaware Lawyer Estate Probate Real Estate Business Law
Tom Conaty is a Wilmington native and a graduate of Salesianum School.
He was appointed to the Delaware Bar Association Professional Guidance Committee, which helps lawyers with practice management issues.
Conaty lectures for the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association to inform teens about the legal implications of drug and alcohol abuse.
www.conaty.com /profiles/2752702   (272 words)

  
 Wilmington, Delaware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1992, she was promoted to the Assistant Part H Coordinator, and in 1994, Joan became an Early Intervention Services Director.
He wrote a position paper on the socio-structural aspects of cancer in Delaware, with funding from a University of Delaware summer grant.
He is currently employed as Senior Health Planner/Management Analyst III with the Bureau of Health Planning in the Delaware Department of Health.
www.citymatch.org /DUI/Years1-3/DUI-Wilmington.htm   (460 words)

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