Gov. William T. Watson Mansion

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Gov. William T. Watson Mansion
Gov. William T. Watson Mansion is located in Delaware
Gov. William T. Watson Mansion
Gov. William T. Watson Mansion is located in the US
Gov. William T. Watson Mansion
Location 600 N. Walnut St., Milford, Delaware
Coordinates 38°55′12″N 75°25′47″W / 38.92000°N 75.42972°W / 38.92000; -75.42972Coordinates: 38°55′12″N 75°25′47″W / 38.92000°N 75.42972°W / 38.92000; -75.42972
Area 5.1 acres (2.1 ha)
Built 1906 (1906)
Architectural style Classical Revival
MPS Milford MRA
NRHP reference # 82002323[1]
Added to NRHP April 22, 1982

Gov. William T. Watson Mansion is a historic mansion located at Milford, Kent County, Delaware. It was built in 1906, and is a two-story, five bay, center hall brick dwelling in the Classical Revival style. It features a full width front porch with massive round wooden Doric order columns and a hipped roof with dormers. It was the home of Delaware Governor William T. Watson (1849-1917).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Stephen G. Del Sordo (May 1980, September 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Gov. William T. Watson Mansion" (PDF). National Park Service.  Check date values in: |date= (help) and accompanying four photos