Corbit–Sharp House in May, 2016
|Location||118 Main St., Odessa, Delaware|
|NRHP Reference #||67000004|
|Added to NRHP||December 24, 1967|
|Designated NHLDCP||December 24, 1967|
The Corbit–Sharp House is a historic house museum that is owned and operated by Historic Houses of Odessa. Furnished for the late 18th century period, the house is one of five historic properties that can be toured. Other properties managed by the organization include the 1769 Wilson–Warner House, 1700 Collins–Sharp House, 1822 Brick Hotel, and 1853 Odessa Bank. Tours are given from March through December.
William Corbit, a prominent local tanner, built the Georgian house in 1774. The house remained in the family until 1938, when it was purchased by Rodney Sharp, who restored the house and several other historically significant buildings in the town.
- National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Corbit–Sharp House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-02.
- Patricia Heintzelman and Charles Snell (December 13, 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory – Nomination: Corbit–Sharp House" (pdf). National Park Service. and Accompanying 5 photos, exterior and interior, from 1967 and 1974 (2.38 MB)
- http://www.historicodessa.org/Tours.htm Historic Odessa, Tours
- Historic Houses of Odessa
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. DE-90, "Corbit–Sharp House, Main Street, Odessa, New Castle County, DE", 7 photos, 2 data pages, supplemental material
- HABS No. DE-90-A, "Corbit–Sharp Smokehouse, State Route 299 (Saint Georges Hundred), Odessa, New Castle County, DE", 2 measured drawings, 2 data pages
- Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) No. DE-1, "Corbit–Sharp House"
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