New Castle Ice Piers

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New Castle Ice Piers
New Castle Ice Piers May 10.JPG
New Castle Ice Piers, May 2010
New Castle Ice Piers is located in Delaware
New Castle Ice Piers
New Castle Ice Piers is located in the US
New Castle Ice Piers
Nearest city New Castle, Delaware
Coordinates 39°39′28″N 75°33′39″W / 39.65778°N 75.56083°W / 39.65778; -75.56083Coordinates: 39°39′28″N 75°33′39″W / 39.65778°N 75.56083°W / 39.65778; -75.56083
Area 9 acres (3.6 ha)
Built 1803
Architect U.S. Army
NRHP Reference # 82002333[1]
Added to NRHP February 4, 1982

The New Castle Ice Piers are historic ice breaks located at New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware. The seven stone piers were constructed between 1803 and 1882. Each pier consists of an outer shell of finished granite blocks with an inner core of rubble.[2]

They were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Richard T. Jett (September 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: New Castle Ice Piers" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2010-04-20.