Little Heaven, Delaware

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Little Heaven
Unincorporated community
Little Heaven is located in Delaware
Little Heaven
Little Heaven
Little Heaven is located in the US
Little Heaven
Little Heaven
Location within the state of Delaware
Coordinates: 39°02′30″N 75°27′24″W / 39.04167°N 75.45667°W / 39.04167; -75.45667Coordinates: 39°02′30″N 75°27′24″W / 39.04167°N 75.45667°W / 39.04167; -75.45667
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Elevation 26 ft (8 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 302
GNIS feature ID 214234[1]

Little Heaven is an unincorporated community in Kent County, Delaware.[1] Its elevation is 26 ft (7.9 m) and its position 39°02′30″N 75°27′24″W / 39.04167°N 75.45667°W / 39.04167; -75.45667. It is north of Frederica at the intersection of Delaware Route 1 and Clapham Road.

It originated in a group of cabins built by local farmer Jahu Reed in the 1870s for the Irish workers he employed in his orchards.[2] The Jehu Reed House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Little Heaven, Delaware". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-04-19. 
  2. ^ Francis, William; Michael Hahn (2009). The Dupont Highway. Arcadia Publishing. p. 63. ISBN 0-7385-6848-1. Retrieved 27 July 2011. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.