THE GREEN OR MARKET PLAINE

Laid out by Petrus Stuyvesant, Dutch Governor, 1655. On this Green stood the old jail and gallows. Here were held the great fairs and weekly markets from early times.



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LOCATION: New Castle. Corner of The Green at Third and Delaware Streets.