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Achmester
(added 1979 - New Castle County - #79000626)
Also known as Axmester
N of Middletown on SR 429 , Middletown
(2100 acres, 4 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: MacFarlane,Robert & John
Architectural Style: Other
Historic Person: Mansfield,Gen. Richard
Significant Year: 1819, 1829, 1846
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Aiken's Tavern Historic District
(added 1977 - New Castle County - #77000388)
Also known as Aikentown,Glasgow
Jct. of U.S. 40 and DE 896 , Newark
(45 acres, 8 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate, Federal
Area of Significance: Military, Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Ardens Historic District
(added 2003 - New Castle County - #01001245)
Also known as Arden;Ardentown;Ardencroft
Address Restricted , Arden
(3800 acres, 563 buildings, 15 structures, 6 objects)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Civic, Hotel, Multiple Dwelling, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Civic, Energy Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Theater

Ashton Historic District
(added 1978 - New Castle County - #78000903)
N of Port Penn on Thormton Rd. , Port Penn
(1700 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Ashton,Robert
Significant Year: 1700, 1706
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Colonial,rural
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Auburn Mills Historic District
(added 1980 - New Castle County - #80000939)
W of Yorklyn on DE 82 and DE 253 , Yorklyn
(170 acres, 9 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling

Bancroft and Sons Cotton Mills
(added 1984 - New Castle County - #84000439)
Also known as Brandywine Cotton Mills;Riddle,James & Sons, Mills;Rockford
Rockford Rd. , Wilmington
(350 acres, 52 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Invention, Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Warehouse, Water Works
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Warehouse

Baynard Boulevard Historic District
(added 1979 - New Castle County - #79000631)
Baynard Blvd. between 18th St. and Concord Ave. , Wilmington
(240 acres, 77 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Brandywine Park and Kentmere Parkway (Boundary Increase)
(added 1981 - New Castle County - #81000192)
Also known as See Also:Brandywine Park
Roughly bounded by Kentmere Pkwy., Augustine Cutoff, Lovering Ave., 18th and Market Sts. , Wilmington
(1750 acres, 2 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Canby,Samuel, Olmsted,Frederick Law
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Park, Road-Related
Current Function: Landscape, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Park, Road-Related

Brandywine Powder Mills District
(added 1984 - New Castle County - #84000819)
Also known as Upper Yards;Hagley Yards
DE 141 and Brandywine River , Wilmington
(2160 acres, 46 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Brandywine Village Historic District
(added 1971 - New Castle County - #71000229)
Also known as Bokton;Brandywine;See Also:Branydwine Village Historic Distr
Roughly bounded by Brandywine Creek, Tatnall, 22nd, Gordon Sts. ,Vandever Ave., Mabel St., and 14th St. bridge , Wilmington
(300 acres, 12 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Notman,John
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Engineering, Education, Industry, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Brandywine Village Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1976 - New Castle County - #76002296)
Also known as See Also:Brancywine Village Historic District
Along 16th St. between Market St. bridge and 14th St. bridge , Brandywine
(30 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Water Works
Current Function: Unknown

Breck's Mill Area
(added 1971 - New Castle County - #71000230)
Also known as Henry Clay Village;Rokeby;See Also: 87000663;87000683
Breck's Lane and Creek Rd. , Wilmington
(550 acres, 25 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Historic Person: Breck,William,et al.
Significant Year: 1813, 1832
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Breck's Mill Area--Henry Clay Village Historic District (Boundary Decrease)
(added 1988 - New Castle County - #87000683)
Also known as Henry Clay Village;See Also:Breck's Mill Area
Roughly bounded by Mill Rd., Henry Clay Rd., Breck's Lane and Michigan Rd. , Wilmington
(410 acres)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Historic Person: Breck,William,et al.
Significant Year: 1813, 1832
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Breck's Mill Area--Henry Clay Village Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1988 - New Castle County - #87000663)
Also known as See Also:Breck's Mill Area
Rising Sun La. and Kennett Pike , Wilmington
(550 acres, 31 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Perot,Robeson Lea
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, School, Single Dwelling

Christiana Historic District
(added 1974 - New Castle County - #74000600)
Jct. of DE 7 and 273 , Christiana
(200 acres, 9 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Georgian, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Military
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Church Street Historic District
(added 1987 - New Castle County - #87000944)
Bounded by Eighth, Locust, Seventh, and Church Sts. , Wilmington
(13 acres, 26 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Coffee Run Mission Site
(added 1973 - New Castle County - #73000509)
Also known as Coffee Run Church;St.Mary`s Church
SE of Hockessin off DE 48 , Hockessin
(10 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: Kenney,Father Patrick
Significant Year: 1812, 1840
Area of Significance: Religion
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Cooch's Bridge Historic District
(added 1973 - New Castle County - #73000528)
Also known as Cooch House;Dayett House;Mill,Armstrong, House
N of Newark off DE 896 , Newark
(2000 acres, 3 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1825-1849, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling

Cooch's Bridge Historic District (Boundary Decrease)
(added 1999 - New Castle County - #97000790)
W of Newark, off DE 896 , Newark
(1680 acres)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Military, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Defense, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Battle Site, Manufacturing Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Water Works
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Water Works

Cool Spring Park Historic District
(added 1983 - New Castle County - #83003513)
Bounded by Park Pl., Jackson, Van Buren, and 10th Sts. , Wilmington
(2990 acres, 235 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lenderman,I. M.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Cool Spring Park Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2007 - New Castle County - #07000792)
Also known as CRS# N-8848.237 through .304
Roughly N. Rodney St., W. Ninth St., W.Tenth St., Pennsylvania Ave., Delaware Ave., N. Jackson St., , Wilmington
(424 acres, 81 buildings, 3 structures, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Clubhouse, Multiple Dwelling, Public Works, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Health Care, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Church School, Hospital, Multiple Dwelling, Public Works, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Delaware Avenue Historic District
(added 1976 - New Castle County - #76000576)
Also known as See Also: Delaware Avenue Historic District (Boundary Increa
Delaware Ave. from N. Harrison to N. Broom Sts. (both sides) , Wilmington
(50 acres, 17 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Delaware Avenue Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1987 - New Castle County - #87000034)
Also known as See Also:Delaware Avenue Historic District;Pyle, Howard, Stu
Roughly bounded by Shallcross Ave., Harrison St., Pennsylvania Ave., and Rodney St. , Wilmington
(94 acres, 163 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et. al, Seeds,Joseph & Henry,and Sons
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Heald,Joshua,et al.
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: State , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Delaware Boundary Markers
(added 1975 - New Castle County - #75002101)
Also known as Transpeninsular Line;Mason-Dixon Line;Tangent Line;The Arc;T
State boundary lines between DE-MD/DE-PA , Not Applicable
(0 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dixon,Jeremiah, Mason,Charles
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: State
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker

Delaware City Historic District
(added 1983 - New Castle County - #83003515)
Roughly bounded by the Delaware River, Dragon Creek, DE 9, and the Delaware and Chesapeake Canals , Delaware City
(680 acres, 204 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

East Brandywine Historic District
(added 1985 - New Castle County - #85003220)
Also known as See Also:Starr House;Howard High School
Roughly Bounded by Sixteenth St., Brandywine Creek, Twelfth St., and US 13 , Wilmington
(803 acres, 189 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Georgian, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Eastburn--Jeanes Lime Kilns Historic District
(added 1977 - New Castle County - #77000389)
Also known as Eastburn--Jeanes Lime Kilns
N of Newark on Limestone Rd. , Newark
(2000 acres, 6 buildings, 8 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Eighth Street Park Historic District
(added 1983 - New Castle County - #83001334)
Also known as Tilton Park Historic District;See Also:Eighth Street Park Hi
Roughly bounded by 6th, 10th, Harrison, and Broom Sts. , Wilmington
(330 acres, 182 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Second Empire, Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Historic Person: Multiple
Significant Year: 1865
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Single Dwelling

Eighth Street Park Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1984 - New Castle County - #84000841)
Also known as See also:Tilton Park Historic District;Eighth Street Park
Broom and 10th Sts. , Wilmington
(60 acres, 26 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Stick/Eastlake
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Eleutherian Mills
(added 1966 - New Castle County - #66000259)
Also known as Eleutherian Mills--Hagley Museum
N of Wilmington on DE 141 at Brandywine Creek Bridge , Wilmington
(1912 acres, 33 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: DuPont,E.I.
Significant Year: 1803, 1921
Area of Significance: Industry, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Fell Historic District
(added 1983 - New Castle County - #83001335)
Faulkland Rd. and New Fell's Lane , Wilmington
(160 acres, 8 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Historic Person: Fell,Jonathan
Significant Year: 1803, 1925
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Fort Dupont Historic District
(added 1999 - New Castle County - #99001275)
Also known as CRS# N-1499
DE 9, S of Chesapeake and Delaware Canal , Delaware City
(3050 acres, 60 buildings, 16 structures, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: State
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Arms Storage, Fortification, Military Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Health Care, Health Care, Recreation And Culture, Unknown
Current Sub-function: Business, Hospital, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Public Works, Single Dwelling, Warehouse

Garrett Snuff Mills Historic District
(added 1980 - New Castle County - #80004486)
Also known as See Also:Garrett Snuff Mill
DE 82 and Yorklyn Rd. , Yorklyn
(580 acres, 17 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Graves Mill Historic District
(added 1979 - New Castle County - #79000640)
E of Yorklyn on Way Rd. , Yorklyn
(510 acres, 7 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Hickman Row
(added 2006 - New Castle County - #06000284)
Also known as The Row
1-117 Hickman Rd. , Claymont
(25 acres, 24 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Black, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Hockessin Friends Meetinghouse
(added 1973 - New Castle County - #73000510)
DE 275 and 254 at Meetinghouse Rd. , Hockessin
(50 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure

Liston Ranger Rear Light Station
(added 1978 - New Castle County - #78000905)
W of Port Penn on DE 2 , Port Penn
(17 acres, 3 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Light House Establishment
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related

Lower Market Street Historic District
(added 1980 - New Castle County - #80000936)
Market St. , Wilmington
(100 acres, 100 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Royer Bros.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Greek Revival, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Lower Market Street Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1985 - New Castle County - #85000314)
Also known as See Also:Lower Market Street Historic District
Bounded by 4th, 5th, King and Shipley Sts. , Wilmington
(30 acres, 32 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Federal, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Specialty Store

Middletown Historic District
(added 1978 - New Castle County - #78000896)
Also known as See Also:Middletown Academy
Roughly bounded by Redding, Scott, Lockwood, and Catherine Sts. , Middletown
(510 acres, 187 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Fenemore,J.B.,et al.
Architectural Style: Other, Late Victorian, Federal
Area of Significance: Transportation, Politics/Government, Agriculture, Architecture, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Montchanin Historic District
(added 1978 - New Castle County - #78000900)
Also known as Du Pont Station
DE 100 , Montchanin
(205 acres, 19 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wilmington & Northern Railroad Co.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Stick/Eastlake
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Mount Cuba Historic District
(added 1979 - New Castle County - #79000627)
Also known as See Also:Wilmington & Western Railroad
SR 261 and DE 82 , Mount Cuba
(240 acres, 12 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

New Castle Historic District
(added 1967 - New Castle County - #67000003)
Also known as See Also:Stonum;Old Courthouse;Amstel House
Bounded by Harmony St., The Strand, 3rd St., and Delaware St. , New Castle
(950 acres)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Georgian, Colonial
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Capitol, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

New Castle Historic District
(added 1984 - New Castle County - #84000312)
Also known as See Also:Amstel House;Old Courthouse
Roughly bounded by the Delaware River, Broad Dike, 4th, 6th,7th, and Penn Sts. , New Castle
(1350 acres, 461 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Federal, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699, 1600-1649
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Capitol, Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

North Saint Georges Historic District
(added 1995 - New Castle County - #95001033)
Also known as N-5002;See also:Sutton House;St. George's Presbyterian Churc
Roughly, along Main, Broad, Delaware and Church Sts., Red Lion Hundred , St. Georges
(330 acres, 69 buildings, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: State , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Odessa Historic District
(added 1971 - New Castle County - #71000227)
Also known as Appoquinimink;Cantwell's Bridge;See Also:Odessa H.D.
Bounded roughly by Appoquinimink Creek on SE, High St. on NE, 4th St. on NW, and Main St. on SW , Odessa
(430 acres, 40 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Italian Villa, Late Victorian, Federal
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Storage, Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Single Dwelling

Odessa Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1984 - New Castle County - #84000846)
Also known as See also:Odessa Historic District;State Survey Number M-126D
Roughly Main and High Sts. between Appoquinimink River and DE 4 , Odessa
(610 acres, 42 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Federal, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Old College Historic District
(added 1973 - New Castle County - #73000526)
Main and College Sts. on University of Delaware campus , Newark
(100 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Furness & Evans
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: State
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Old Town Hall Commercial Historic District
(added 1985 - New Castle County - #85000154)
Also known as See Also:Jacob Dingee House;Obadiah Dingee House;Zachariah
Roughly bounded by 5th, N. King, 6th, and Shipley Sts. , Wilmington
(40 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Federal, Chicago, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution, Museum, Specialty Store

Port Penn Historic District
(added 1978 - New Castle County - #78000907)
DE 9 , Port Penn
(710 acres, 48 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Cultural Affiliation: Non-Aboriginal
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Water-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Quaker Hill Historic District
(added 1979 - New Castle County - #79000635)
Also known as See Also:Quaker Hill Historic District (Boundary Increase)
Roughly bounded by Tatnall, Jefferson, 2nd and 7th Sts. , Wilmington
(200 acres, 110 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Gothic, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Quaker Hill Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1985 - New Castle County - #85003221)
Also known as See Also:Quaker Hill Historic District;Woodward Houses
Roughly bounded by Eighth, Catawba and Washington, Sixth and Seventh, and Wollaston Sts. , Wilmington
(50 acres, 41 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Italianate, Second Empire
Historic Person: Garrett,Elwood,et al.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Rockland Historic District
(added 1972 - New Castle County - #72000289)
Also known as Kirk's Ford;Youngstown
Town of Rockland and its environs along Rockland Rd. and Brandywine Creek , Rockland
(1600 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Processing, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling

Shipley Run Historic District
(added 1984 - New Castle County - #84000854)
Roughly bounded by Adams, 11th, Jefferson, and 7th Sts. , Wilmington
(344 acres, 408 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

St. Joseph's on the Brandywine
(added 1976 - New Castle County - #76000572)
10 Barley Mill Rd. , Greenville
(20 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: du Pont,Charles I.
Significant Year: 1848, 1850
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education, Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, School
Current Function: Education, Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, School

Townsend Historic District
(added 1986 - New Castle County - #86001029)
Roughly bounded by Gray, Ginn and South, Lattamus and Main Sts., and Commerce St. and Cannery Ln. and Railroad Ave. , Townsend
(460 acres, 217 buildings, 6 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Maloney,Thomas
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Pedestrian Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Village of Arden
(added 1973 - New Castle County - #73000550)
6 mi. N of Wilmington between Marsh Rd., Naaman's Creek, and Ardentown , Wilmington
(1630 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stephens,Frank, Price,Will
Architectural Style: Other, Tudor Revival
Historic Person: Stephens,Frank,et al.
Significant Year: 1900
Area of Significance: Art, Politics/Government, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Performing Arts
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Wawaset Park Historic District
(added 1986 - New Castle County - #86000008)
Bounded by Pennsylvania Ave., Woodlawn Ave., Seventh St., and Greenhill Ave. , Wilmington
(459 acres, 321 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Palmer,Edward L.
Architectural Style: Georgian, Gothic, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

West 9th Street Commercial Historic District
(added 2008 - New Castle County - #08001204)
Also known as N14449
111-320 W. 9th St., 901-909 N. Orange St., 825-901 N. Tatnall St. , Wilmington
(40 acres, 28 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Windrim, John Torrey, et al.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Business, College, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Wilmington and Western Railroad
(added 1980 - New Castle County - #80000932)
Also known as Landenberg Branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
DE 41 , Hockessin and
(730 acres, 1 building, 14 structures, 9 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wilmington & Western Railroad Co.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Winterthur Museum and Gardens
(added 1971 - New Castle County - #71000233)
Also known as Henry Francis du Pont Museum and Gardens
6 mi. NW of Wilmington on DE 52 , Wilmington
(9620 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Forest, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Forest, Museum, Park

Wooddale Historic District
(added 1979 - New Castle County - #79000630)
Also known as Delaware Iron Works;See Also:Wooddale Covered Bridge
NW of Newport on Wooddale Rd , Newport
(0 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Invention, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: American,industrial
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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