THE RIVER ROAD
Portion of the early cart road laid out by Augustine Herrman, Lord of Bohemia Manor, to connect his Maryland Estate with Appoquinimink Creek and the Town of New Castle. Known as “the Old Man’s Road”. This was one of the earliest links between the Delaware River and the Chesapeake Bay.
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LOCATION: New Castle. Southeast corner of Fifth and South Streets.