Discover the Christina

History of the Christina River

HISTORY OF THE CHRISTINA RIVER Sally O’Byrne and Gregory Inskip The confluence of two rivers is an ideal place for a city to grow, and such is the history of Wilmington and northern New Castle County, Delaware.  The Brandywine River, tumbling downstream from the Piedmont, is a river that provided power to many early industries …

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Christina River Watershed

Christina Watershed

The headwaters of the Christina River watershed lie within the state of Maryland and enter Delaware west of Newark. The Christina River is tidal from just south of the town of Christiana to its confluence with the Delaware River at Wilmington. The Red and White Clay creeks converge in the vicinity of Stanton, Delaware, and …

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Map of Public Access and Recreation Areas in the Christina Watershed

Public Access & Recreation

         

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Education

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