Download e-book for iPad: Along the Kirkwood Highway (Images of America) by William Francis

By William Francis

The Kirkwood street is a virtually six-mile component to kingdom course 2 in New fortress County, Delaware. outfitted as a skip of Marshallton after the hole of Delaware Park at Stanton in 1937, it used to be intended to supply Wilmington-area horse-racing lovers a straighter and quicker path to the song. it truly is named after a unique officer of the yankee Revolution, Robert Kirkwood Jr., who was once 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 various renovations and the surroundings alongside its path has replaced dramatically. this day, it's the fifth-busiest roadway within the nation and is covered through procuring facilities, nationwide shops, fast-food and chain eating places, gasoline stations, subdivisions, and old websites. via classic images, alongside the Kirkwood street takes a nostalgic glance again on the commute hall, its pass streets, and established websites alongside its path.

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