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DELAWARE - Sussex County

Pine Grove Furnace Site (added 1978 - - #78000917)
Address Restricted , Concord
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: American,industrial
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Ponder, Gov. James, House (added 1973 - - #73000560)
416 Federal St. , Milton
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Historic Person: Ponder,Gov. James
Significant Year: 1875
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Poplar Thicket (added 1978 - - #78003177)
Address Restricted , Bethany Beach
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Slaughter Creek
Period of Significance: 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Natural Feature
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Other

Portsville Lighthouse (added 1987 - - #87001514)
Also known as S-743
N side of CR 493 , Portsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Prince George's Chapel (added 1971 - - #71000235)
E of Dagsboro on DE 26 , Dagsboro
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: State
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Ralph Potato House (added 1990 - - #90001698)
Also known as CRS#-6800
SE of jct. of DE 493 and DE 494 , Laurel
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Storage

Redden Forest Lodge, Forester's House, and Stable (added 1980 - - #80000940)
Redden State Forest , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Thomson,Frank,Graham
Architectural Style: Shingle Style
Area of Significance: Architecture, Other
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Other

Ricards House-Linden Hall (added 1982 - - #82002360)
Also known as Conaway House
E of Bridgeville on US 13 , Bridgeville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Richards Historic District (added 1983 - - #83003522)
County Rd. 34 , Greenwood
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: RICHARDS,JOHN
Architectural Style: Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling, Storage

Richards Mansion (added 1979 - - #79000648)
Also known as The Mansion House
N. Bedford St. and the Circle , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Law, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Professional, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Rider Potato House (added 1990 - - #90001699)
Also known as CRS#-6820
SE of jct. of DE 506 and DE 505 , Laurel
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Storage

Robinson, Jesse, House (added 1982 - - #82002368)
High St. , Seaford
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Historic Person: Robinson,Jesse
Significant Year: 1820, 1860
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck (added 2006 - - #06001056)
Also known as S10147
Address Restricted , Lewes
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential
Area of Significance: Transportation, Maritime History, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: British
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Ross Point School (added 2001 - - #01000886)
Also known as 215C
CR 448 near Jct. with Rt. 62 , Laurel
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Guilbert and Betelle
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Black
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Work In Progress

Ross, Edgar and Rachel, House (added 1997 - - #97001118)
Also known as CRS #S-7005
413 High St. , Seaford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Professional, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Business

Ross, Gov. William H., House (added 1977 - - #77000399)
Also known as The Ross Mansion
N of Seaford on Market St. , Seaford
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
Historic Person: Ross,Gov. William H.
Significant Year: 1859
Area of Significance: Transportation, Politics/Government, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Russell, William, House (added 1977 - - #77000395)
Also known as Russell Farmhouse
410 Pilot Town Rd. , Lewes
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Virden,William
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Russell,William
Significant Year: 1803
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Scott's Store (added 1983 - - #83001412)
NW of Bridgeville on DE 404 , Bridgeville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Department Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Department Store

Seaford Station Complex (added 1978 - - #78000930)
Also known as Seaford Station
Nanticoke River at Delaware Railroad Bridge , Seaford
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Short Homestead (added 1982 - - #82002361)
Also known as James Baxter House
W of Georgetown at DE 526 and DE 529 , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Short,John
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Sipple, Thomas, House (added 1985 - - #85002007)
Also known as Chipman House;Boxwood Manor
N. Bedford & New Sts. , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Sipple,Thomas
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Slaughter Creek Complex (added 1976 - - #76002321)
Address Restricted , Milton

South Milford Historic District (added 1983 - - #83001358)
Roughly bounded by Mispillion River, Maple Ave., Church and Washington Sts. , Milford
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Spring Banke (added 1976 - - #76000584)
NE of Clarksville on DE 26 and Irons Lane , Clarksville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1650-1699
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Spring Garden (added 1982 - - #82002362)
Also known as Lewis Homestead
NE of Laurel on Delaware Ave. , Laurel
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian, Gothic, Federal
Historic Person: Lewis,Dr. Warren Kendall
Significant Year: 1782
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

St. George's Chapel (added 1973 - - #73000556)
9 mi. SW of Lewes on DE 5 , Lewes
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Religion
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

St. John's Methodist Church (added 1990 - - #90001071)
Also known as S-3300
Springfield Crossroads, jct. of SR 30 and Co. Rd. 47 , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure

St. Luke's Protestant Episcopal Church (added 1977 - - #77000400)
Front St. , Seaford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure

St. Paul's Episcopal Church (added 1979 - - #79000649)
E. Pine St , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: McKim,Charles
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Stanley Potato House (added 1990 - - #90001700)
Also known as CRS#-6723
N of jct. of DE 68 and DE 451 , Laurel
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Storage

Sudler House (added 1974 - - #74000606)
N. Main St. , Bridgeville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use

Sussex County Courthouse and the Circle (added 1973 - - #73000554)
The Circle , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Strickland,William
Architectural Style: Georgian
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1900-1924, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government

Sussex National Bank of Seaford (added 1987 - - #86002977)
130 High St. , Seaford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Teddy's Tavern (added 1991 - - #91000911)
Also known as S-8384
E side Du Pont Blvd., 0.6 mi. N of jct. with DE 16, Cedar Creek Hundred , Ellendale
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Restaurant, Road-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Restaurant

Thompson's Island Site (Boundary Increase) (added 1997 - - #97000789)
Address Restricted , Rohoboth Beach
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Wolfe Neck, Delmarva Adena, Carey
Period of Significance: 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner: State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Graves/Burials, Processing, Processing Site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area

Thompson's Loss and Gain Site (added 1978 - - #78000925)
Also known as 7S-G-60
Address Restricted , Rehoboth Beach
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: European
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields

Thompsons Island Site (added 1978 - - #78000926)
Also known as 7S-G-4;see also:Thompson Island Site Boundary Increase
Address Restricted , Rehoboth Beach
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric, Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Slaughter Creek Phase
Period of Significance: 1600-1649, 1500-1599, 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields

Townsend Site (added 1978 - - #78000919)
Also known as 7S-G-2
Address Restricted , Lewes
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Townsend
Period of Significance: 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields

Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (added 1978 - - #78000916)
Also known as Trinity Methodist Church
NW of Bridgeville on DE 31 , Bridgeville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church School, Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion

Warren's Mill (added 1978 - - #78000923)
NW of Millsboro on DE 326 , Millsboro
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Warrington Site (added 1977 - - #77000398)
Also known as 7S-G-14
Address Restricted , Rehoboth Beach
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Late Woodland
Period of Significance: 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence

West Potato House (added 1990 - - #90001701)
Also known as CRS#-6617
US 13 N of jct. with DE 454A , Delmar
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Storage

West Woods Methodist Episcopal Church (added 2007 - - #07000246)
Also known as S10142
West Woods Rd., W of Millsboro Hwy. , Gumboro
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Smith, Marshall,, LeCates, Winder
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Secondary Structure

White House (added 1978 - - #78003526)
White House Farm , Millsboro

White, Benjamin, House (added 1979 - - #79003836)
Jct. of DE 258 and DE 264 , Milton
Owner: Private

Wilgus Site (added 1978 - - #78000915)
Address Restricted , Bethany Beach
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Late Woodland, Lower Delmarva Middle, Middle Woodland
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Natural Feature
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence

Wolfe's Neck Site (added 1978 - - #78000921)
Also known as 7S-D-10
Address Restricted , Lewes
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Late Woodland
Period of Significance: 500-999 BC, 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields

Woman's Christian Temperance Union Fountain (added 2009 - - #09000052)
Boardwalk at Rehoboth Ave. , Rehoboth Beach
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Street Furniture/Object
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Street Furniture/Object

Wright Potato House (added 1990 - - #90001702)
Also known as CRS#-6758
SW of jct. of DE 24 and DE 510 , Laurel
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Storage

Wright, Gardiner, Mansion (added 1979 - - #79000650)
Also known as The Marsh House
228 S. Front St , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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