CHAPTER 489

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

REQUESTING THE DELAWARE RIVER AND BAY AUTHORITY TO NAME THE DELAWARE APPROACH ROAD TO THE LEWES-CAPE MAY FERRY "THE THEODORE C. FREEMAN MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".

WHEREAS, Air Force Captain Theodore C. Freeman, a Delawarean, died while in training as a United States Astronaut; and

WHEREAS, Astronaut Theodore C. Freeman, a former resident of the Town of Lewes, Delaware, honored our State by his participation in the Astronaut Program; and

WHEREAS, the 123rd General Assembly of the State of Delaware wishes to honor the memory of Astronaut Theodore C. Freeman;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED that the members request the Delaware River and Bay Authority to name that portion of the Delaware approach road leading from Kings Highway in the Town of Lewes to the site of the Lewes-Cape May Ferry as "The Theodore C. Freeman Highway"; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the members request the Delaware River and Bay Authority to designate such portion of the said highway "The Theodore C. Freeman Highway" and cause to be erected suitable signs and markers to inform the public of the new name.

Approved December 21, 1965.