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Here between Maryland and the Delaware curve is a wedge-shaped tract of about 800 acres. For more than a century claimed by Pennsylvania but governed by Delaware. A joint commission appointed 1889 from both states awarded it to Delaware. Ratified by Pennsylvania 1897, by Delaware 1821, and by Congress 1921.


















Location: New London Rd, approx. 0.25 mi E of DE/PA state line Newark, DE 19711

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