Little Heaven, Delaware

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Little Heaven
Unincorporated community
Little Heaven is located in Delaware
Little Heaven
Little Heaven
Location within the state of Delaware
Coordinates: 39°02′30″N 75°27′24″W / 39.04167°N 75.45667°W / 39.04167; -75.45667Coordinates: 39°02′30″N 75°27′24″W / 39.04167°N 75.45667°W / 39.04167; -75.45667
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 214234[1]

Little Heaven is an unincorporated community in Kent County, Delaware.[1] Its elevation is 30 ft (9.1 m) and its position 39°02′30″N 75°27′24″W / 39.04167°N 75.45667°W / 39.04167; -75.45667. It is north of Frederica at the intersection of Delaware Route 1 and Clapham Road.

It originated in a group of cabins built by local farmer Jahu Reed in the 1870s for the Irish workers he employed in his orchards.[2] The Jehu Reed House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Little Heaven, Delaware". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-04-19. 
  2. ^ Francis, William; Michael Hahn (2009). The Dupont Highway. Arcadia Publishing. p. 63. ISBN 0-7385-6848-1. Retrieved 27 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.