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Aspendale (Kenton) - 9/19/2014
A two-story brick house and small plantation that has survived intact since the late 18th century
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Corbit-Sharp HousePlaque (Odessa) - 9/19/2014
William Corbit, a prominent local tanner, built the Georgian house in 1774
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Eleutherian Mills - 5/12/1996
The 1802 black powder mills of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont on Brandywine Creek
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Fort Christina (Wilmington) - 7/31/2021
This was the location on the Christina River of the first Swedish settlement in North America and the principal settlement of the New Sweden colony
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George Read II House (New Castle) - 7/31/2021
Built in 1793 for George Read, Jr., was the largest and most sophisticated residence in the state at the time, and is a significant early example of high-style Federal period architecture
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Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church (Wilmington) - 7/31/2021
Consecrated on Trinity Sunday, 1699, by a congregation formerly of the New Sweden colony, it is among the few surviving buildings that reflect the Swedish colonial effort
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Howard High School (Wilmington) - 9/20/2014
Before becoming a vo-tech school, it was an all-black school, and eventually one of five schools in the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education case
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John Dickinson House (Dover) - 9/19/2014
Generally known as Poplar Hall, it was the boyhood home and sometime residence of the American revolutionary leader John Dickinson
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Lombardy HallPlaque (Wilmington) - 9/20/2014
The home of Gunning Bedford, Jr., a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and a signer of the Constitution
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New Castle Court House (New Castle) - 9/19/2014
New Castle Court House One of the oldest courthouses in the U.S., it is the center of a circle with a 12-mile radius that defines most of the border between the states of DE and PA and a small part of the border between DE and MD
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New Castle Historic District (New Castle) - 9/19/2014
New Castle Historic District Originally settled by the Dutch West India Company in 1651, under the leadership of Peter Stuyvesant, it is a site significant for its architecture from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries
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Stonum (New Castle) - 9/19/2014
The home of George Read, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, his advocacy having enabled Delaware to become the first state ratifying the declaration
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