List of National Historic Landmarks in Delaware
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This is a List of National Historic Landmarks in Delaware. There are 13 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) in Delaware.
They are distributed over the three counties of Delaware. Following is a complete list:
|||Landmark name||Image||Date designated||Location||County||Description|
||Kent||House and small plantation, intact from 1771.|
|2||Jacob Broom House||
||New Castle||Home of constitutional convention delegate Jacob Broom, this historic house is near Brandywine Creek. It is part of the Hagley Museum.|
||New Castle||House built in 1772 exemplifying influence of late Georgian architecture from Philadelphia into surrounding regions.|
|4||John Dickinson House||
||Kent||Delaware home where John Dickinson wrote Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania analyzing economic difficulties of colonial America, before the American Revolutionary War|
||New Castle||Gunpowder mills along Brandywine Creek founded by Eleuthère Irénée du Pont in 1802. It is part of the Hagley Museum.|
||New Castle||This was the first and principal settlement of the New Sweden colony.|
|7||Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church||
||New Castle||The oldest surviving church from New Sweden, it hosted services in Swedish from 1698 well into the 1800s.|
|8||Howard High School||
||New Castle||An all African American high school, this school was subject of Gebhart v. Belton, a desegregation case that was combined with others in the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education decision by the United States Supreme Court.|
|9||Lightship LV-118 (Overfalls)||
||Sussex||Unique lightship was one of few to remain in service during World War II|
||New Castle||Home of Gunning Bedford, Jr., a delegate to constitutional convention and signer of the U.S. Constitution.|
|11||New Castle Court House||
||New Castle||Hosted Delaware's colonial assembly from 1704-1777.|
|12||New Castle Historic District||
||New Castle||Capital of Delaware colony from 1651 to 1761, having well preserved architecture.|
||New Castle||Home of George Read, signer of the Declaration of Independence|
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Delaware
- List of National Historic Landmarks by state
- Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
- The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
- "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State--Delaware (12)" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-02.
- National Historic Landmarks Program, at National Park Service