Frederica Historic District

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Frederica Historic District
Frederica DE Hathorn House from SE.JPG
Hathorn House, c. 1750
Frederica Historic District is located in Delaware
Frederica Historic District
Frederica Historic District is located in the US
Frederica Historic District
Location Market, Front, and David Sts., Frederica, Delaware
Coordinates 39°00′27″N 75°28′03″W / 39.00750°N 75.46750°W / 39.00750; -75.46750Coordinates: 39°00′27″N 75°28′03″W / 39.00750°N 75.46750°W / 39.00750; -75.46750
Area 25 acres (10 ha)
Built c. 1750 (1750)
Architectural style Greek Revival, Italianate, Federal
NRHP reference # 77000385[1]
Added to NRHP November 9, 1977

The Frederica Historic District is a national historic district located at Frederica, Kent County, Delaware. It encompasses 118 contributing buildings in the town of Frederica. The oldest buildings date to the middle of the 18th century. The district includes a number of 18th and 19th century commercial and residential buildings in a variety of popular architectural styles including Greek Revival, Italianate, and Federal. Notable buildings include Trinity Methodist Church (1856), Robbins Hardware Store, the Hathorn House, Wootten Store, John Dill Store, Robert Dill House, firehouse, post office, and the Governor Hall House (1828, c. 1861), the home of Delaware Governor John W. Hall (1817-1892).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Sue Fox and Linda Lounsbury (1976/1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Frederica Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service.  Check date values in: |date= (help) and accompanying 24 photos

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