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Old December 31st, 2011, 09:29 PM   #2361
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December 31

The highest point in the state of Delaware is the Ebright Azimuth, located along Ebright Road in Brandywine Hundred, just feet away from the border with Pennsylvania. The Ebright Azimuth has an elevation of 447.85 feet (136.5 meters) above sea level, and is arguably the most unique high point in the United States. The Ebright Azimuth is the only high point that can be looked down on, which is possible because the landscape across the border in Pennsylvania has an altitude of 448 feet or more. Also, because the Ebright Azimuth is not the top of a hill, and is just a small point of land that is inches higher than the surrounding land, geologists and geographers took more time to determine the highest point than they did for any of the other 49 states, and Delaware's highest point was the last to be officially marked. Finally, some people who live in the nearby Dartmouth Woods subdivision created piles of dirt to give them the highest point in the state of Delaware. The National Geodetic Survey put an end to the highest point dirt pile contest by declaring that the official highest point had to be a natural occurance, and not manmade.

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Old January 2nd, 2012, 01:34 AM   #2362
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The border of Delaware and Pennsylvania, on Lancaster Pike in Hockessin. Several of the borders with Pennsylvania on the major two-lane roads are marked with similar monuments.

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Old January 3rd, 2012, 07:13 AM   #2363
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The Wilmington skyline, from the city's Brandywine Village neighborhood across the Brandywine River.

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Old January 3rd, 2012, 06:14 PM   #2364
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The Cannonball House, or Captain David Rowland House, on Front Street in Lewes. The house was built in around 1765. The Cannonball House is most notable for having been struck by cannon fire when the British attacked the town on April 6 and April 7, 1813. The spot where the cannonball hit is marked with a cannonball in the lower left corner of the front facade.

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Old January 3rd, 2012, 09:23 PM   #2365
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The old Rollins Tower, on Concord Pike in Fairfax. The highrise was built in 1972 and has been part of Astra Zeneca's North American headquarters since 2004.

Do you know how many floors there are? I can't seem to find any info on this building.
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Old January 5th, 2012, 06:14 AM   #2366
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The Meeteer House, on Kirkwood Highway in Mill Creek Hundred. The house was built in around 1816 by Samuel and William Meeteer, who ran a grist mill nearby.



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Do you know how many floors there are? I can't seem to find any info on this building.
It appears to be 15 stories, based on my picture and without knowing the details on the interior layout.
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Old January 6th, 2012, 02:18 PM   #2367
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Mount Cuba, a former DuPont estate on Barley Mill Road in Mount Cuba. The house was built in 1937 as the estate of Lammot DuPont Copeland and Pamela Cunningham Copeland. The house is in a Georgian Revival style, similar to the Colonial Williamsburg developments taking place at the time in Virginia. The estate opened up as a center of research for Piedmont flora in 2004.

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Old January 8th, 2012, 04:06 AM   #2368
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January 6

Looking up 11th Street from near Walnut Street in Wilmington. A little skyscraper canyon, fronted by the 1990s Bracebridge complex, give the impression of a much bigger city.

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Old January 8th, 2012, 05:27 AM   #2369
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Oil refineries, which make up Delaware City's "skyline", from Battery Park in New Castle.

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I call that place "Gotham City" when I drive by at night, because with all of the lights and smoke, it looks like you're coming up on some crazy comic book city skyline. Until you get close or know that it's just a refinery.
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Old January 9th, 2012, 06:20 AM   #2371
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Remnants of the subdivision of Glenville, on Route 4 near Stanton, show how "ghost towns" can occur even in modern times. Glenville was forcifully abandoned after frequent flooding, most notably after Tropical Storm Henri and Hurricane Isabel in 2003. Sidewalks, driveways, and front lawns can still be seen in some spots that were abandoned.



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I call that place "Gotham City" when I drive by at night, because with all of the lights and smoke, it looks like you're coming up on some crazy comic book city skyline. Until you get close or know that it's just a refinery.
It does look pretty cool at night. The little industrial site on 273 heading into Newark from Ogletown also looks pretty cool at night.
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Old January 9th, 2012, 06:44 PM   #2372
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Houses on Commerce Street in Kenton.

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A house on Bay Drive in Kitts Hummock.

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A house on Wilson Lane in Little Creek.

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A house on Main Street in Leipsic.

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Grain silos in the middle of town in Townsend.

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Beachhouses on Bayshore Drive in Bowers Beach.

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Houses on Moore Street in Wilmington.

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Houses on Bayshore Drive in Broadkill Beach.

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A house on Arthursville Road in Hartly.

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