Costen House

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Costen House
Costen House, front (21006990054).jpg
The Isaac Costen House
Costen House is located in Maryland
Costen House
Costen House is located in the US
Costen House
Location 206 Market St., Pocomoke City, Maryland
Coordinates 38°4′29″N 75°34′4″W / 38.07472°N 75.56778°W / 38.07472; -75.56778Coordinates: 38°4′29″N 75°34′4″W / 38.07472°N 75.56778°W / 38.07472; -75.56778
Area less than one acre
Built c. 1870 (1870)
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP reference # 75000934[1]
Added to NRHP December 6, 1975

The Costen House is a historic U.S. home located at 206 Market Street, Pocomoke City, Maryland, United States. Dr. Isaac Costen built the house c. 1870s and members of his family lived there for over a century.[2][3] Dr. Costen became the first Mayor of Pocomoke City.[4] The house currently serves as The Isaac Costen House Museum.[4]

The Costen House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]

The Isaac Costen House Museum[edit]

The Isaac Costen House Museum provides information on the Costen family and how people in the area lived during 1870-1920. The grounds of the museum also includes The Hall-Walton Memorial Garden.[3]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ J. Richard Rivoire and Pamela James (May 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Costen House" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  3. ^ a b Costen House. Costen House brochure, circa 1995.
  4. ^ a b The Museums of Worcester County brochure, circa 2005.

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