Denton Historic District

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Denton Historic District
Caroline County Courthouse, Denton.jpg
Caroline County Courthouse, located in the district
Denton Historic District is located in Maryland
Denton Historic District
Denton Historic District is located in the US
Denton Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by 1st, 10th, Gay, High, Franklin and Sunnyside Sts., Denton, Maryland
Coordinates 38°53′7″N 75°49′41″W / 38.88528°N 75.82806°W / 38.88528; -75.82806Coordinates: 38°53′7″N 75°49′41″W / 38.88528°N 75.82806°W / 38.88528; -75.82806
Area 200 acres (81 ha)
Built 1774 (1774)
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
NRHP Reference # 83003738[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1983

Denton Historic District is a national historic district in Denton, Caroline County, Maryland, United States. It is located on the flat land along the south bank of the Choptank River. The west end of the district focuses on the courthouse square, which was laid out in the 1790s, with its late 19th century courthouse building and square faced on all sides by noteworthy residences and commercial structures. The historic commercial district extends east of the square along Market Street. It comprises a notable collection of two-story brick storefronts and one-story concrete block commercial structures, with frame residences representing late-19th / early-20th century forms interspersed among them.[2]

Historical Denton, Maryland
Denton's Historical School House

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Kim Kimlin (1983). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Denton Historic District" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 

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