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Laura Lee, Fort Delaware State Park, 302-834-7941; or Becky Webb, Fort Delaware State Park,  

 Fort Delaware Season Extended

DELAWARE CITY (Sept. 16, 2014) – Fort Delaware State Park invites visitors who missed a trip to the Civil War-era fort this summer to a weekend of programs on Sept. 27 and 28. Among the numerous activities available, visitors will enjoy behind-the-scenes tours and hands-on-blacksmithing programs. A special family campout is scheduled for Sept. 27; details are available at 302-834-7941. Programs will also be offered on Saturday, Oct. 4 and will feature a period wedding at 1 p.m.

Fort Delaware will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 28, and from 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. on Oct. 4. Access to Pea Patch Island and Fort Delaware is by ferry from the dock on Clinton Street in Delaware City. Ferry reservations may be made up to 24 hours in advance by calling 1-877-987-2757, or by visiting Fees and other information are available by calling the Fort Delaware State Park Office at 302-834-7941.

The very popular Pea Patch Paranormal Adventures and the Pea Patch Extended Paranormal Investigation return to Fort Delaware in Sept. and Oct. Details can be found at Also, the Fall Program Guide is available for download at with information about all programs offered in Delaware State Parks this fall.

Vol. 44, No.314

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