Continental Army Campsite in Wilmington
Canby Park; Maryland Ave
Wilmington, DE 19805
Units: Continental Army
Destination: Yorktown, Virginia
Date: September 4/5, 1781
Public Access: Yes
On the night of 4/5 September 1781, Continental Army troops on their way to Yorktown camped in Canby Park along the Mill Creek and on the slopes of Robinson Hill facing the Mill Creek of Richard Richardson’s Mill.