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Address: Delaware Street, Battery Park, New Castle, DE
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Constructed in 1832, the Frenchtown Railroad Ticket Office is a tiny...

Constructed in 1832, the Frenchtown Railroad Ticket Office is a tiny building that was once part of a railroad in the Civil War period. The building found its home in Battery Park, New Castle, Delware in the 1950's.

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Piece of history

Small railroad ticket booth with a historical plaque describing some historical information relative to the Frenchtown Railroad that once came to Old New Castle.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
Keith C
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New Castle, Delaware
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New Castle, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Small railroad ticket booth with a historical plaque describing some historical information relative to the Frenchtown Railroad that once came to Old New Castle.

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Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

It is just a monument in Battery Park, but interesting still. Visit both venues. You can not go inside but you can envision the railroad going from the pier to the train

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The Frenchtown Railroad Ticket office is a landmark with not much of an attraction. If you drive down to the water you can see it, but I feel not worth driving down. There just for it. The waters view is amazing and the tiny white building is in good condition considering it is hundreds of years old...

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New Castle, Delaware
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A tiny white structure in Battery Park visible on the right hand side near the end of Delaware St. Considering its age the ticket office is in pretty good condition, with an obviously modern roof. I've found it's a neat subject for photographs depending on the light. It's behind a fence so you can't really view it closely. There's a... More 

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Milford, Delaware
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

It's just an old square building. usually closed I believe, but the park and view of the river and its surroundings are the real attraction.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2008

Located in Battery Park in Historic New Castle, Delaware, a short drive from the Delaware Memorial Bridge (I-295). Follow Rt. 9 south to the "Historic New Castle" sign. Turn left onto Delaware Avenue, the main drag of the little town. The closer you get to the Delaware River the further back in time you go. The small white structure is... More 

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