One hundred feet to the east of this point is site of Fort Casimir. Erected by Dutch 1651. Taken by Swedes 1654, called Fort Trefaldigheets or Trinity. Retaken by Dutch under Petrus Stuyvesant in person September 11, 1655.

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LOCATION: New Castle – southeast corner Second and Chestnut Streets.