Old Post Office (Kirkwood, Delaware)

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Old Post Office
OLD POST OFFICE, KIRKWOOD, NORTHERN NEW CASTLE COUNTY, DE.jpg
Old Post Office (Kirkwood, Delaware) is located in Delaware
Old Post Office (Kirkwood, Delaware)
Old Post Office (Kirkwood, Delaware) is located in the US
Old Post Office (Kirkwood, Delaware)
Location 3616 Kirkwood St. Georges Rd., Kirkwood, Delaware
Coordinates 39°34′16″N 75°41′47″W / 39.57100°N 75.69644°W / 39.57100; -75.69644Coordinates: 39°34′16″N 75°41′47″W / 39.57100°N 75.69644°W / 39.57100; -75.69644
Area 1.6 acres (0.65 ha)
Built c. 1870 (1870)
Architectural style Second Empire, Other, Mansard
MPS Red Lion Hundred MRA
NRHP reference # 82002330[1]
Added to NRHP April 8, 1982

Old Post Office is a historic home and post office building located at Kirkwood, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built about 1870, and is a two-story, five bay, frame double house with a mansard roof in the Second Empire style. The roof has decorative slate and the front facade features a full-width porch supported by five chamfered, wooden posts. Part of the house was once occupied by a post office and store.[2]

It was added to 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. ^ Richard T. Jett and Gretchen Fitting (July 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Old Post Office". National Park Service. and accompanying photo