Aspendale (Kenton)

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Aspendale, Route 300 (Downs Chapel), Kenton vicinity, (Kent County, Delaware).jpg
Aspendale, HABS Photo, 1982
Aspendale (Kenton) is located in Delaware
Aspendale (Kenton)
Aspendale (Kenton) is located in the US
Aspendale (Kenton)
Location 1 mile west of Kenton on Delaware Route 300, near Kenton, Delaware
Coordinates 39°13′15″N 75°41′12″W / 39.22083°N 75.68667°W / 39.22083; -75.68667Coordinates: 39°13′15″N 75°41′12″W / 39.22083°N 75.68667°W / 39.22083; -75.68667
Area 210 acres (85 ha)
Built 1771-1773
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Georgian
NRHP Reference # 70000170
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 15, 1970[1]
Designated NHL April 15, 1970[2]

Aspendale, near Kenton, Kent County, Delaware, is a house and small plantation that has survived intact since the late 18th century. At least at the time of its landmarking in 1970, it was one of few houses built before 1800 that was continuously owned by the same family. It consists of a small 2 story brick house and various outbuildings.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1970.[2][3]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "Aspendale". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-09-27. 
  3. ^ Patricia Heintzelman and Charles Snell (August 30, 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Aspendale" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 5 photos, exterior, 1974 and undated (1.60 MB)

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