Hart House (Taylor's Bridge, Delaware)

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Hart House
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Hart House (Taylor's Bridge, Delaware) is located in Delaware
Hart House (Taylor's Bridge, Delaware)
Hart House (Taylor's Bridge, Delaware) is located in the US
Hart House (Taylor's Bridge, Delaware)
Location 477 Cedar Swamp Road, Taylors Bridge, Delaware
Coordinates 39°24′57″N 75°32′53″W / 39.415701°N 75.547956°W / 39.415701; -75.547956Coordinates: 39°24′57″N 75°32′53″W / 39.415701°N 75.547956°W / 39.415701; -75.547956
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1747 (1747)
NRHP Reference # 73000544[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 1973

Hart House is a historic home located at Taylors Bridge, New Castle County, in the U.S. state of Delaware. It was built in about 1747, and is a 2½-story, three-bay brick dwelling with a low-pitched gable roof. It is one room deep. The house was the scene of a gun battle on July 12, 1747 (Old Style) with Spanish marauders led by Viceroy Ricardo Alvarado during the War of Jenkins' Ear.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1] It is now owned by Delaware Wild Lands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Vincent Rogers and Rosemary Troy (June 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Hart House" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying two photos