Old Town Hall (Wilmington, Delaware)

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Old Town Hall
Old Town Hall Wilmington.JPG
Old Town Hall, January 2010
Old Town Hall (Wilmington, Delaware) is located in Delaware
Old Town Hall (Wilmington, Delaware)
Old Town Hall (Wilmington, Delaware) is located in the US
Old Town Hall (Wilmington, Delaware)
Location 512 Market St., Wilmington, Delaware
Coordinates 39°44′30″N 75°33′00″W / 39.741580°N 75.550134°W / 39.741580; -75.550134Coordinates: 39°44′30″N 75°33′00″W / 39.741580°N 75.550134°W / 39.741580; -75.550134
Area less than one acre
Built 1798 (1798)
Architectural style Georgian, Federal
NRHP reference # 74000605[1]
Added to NRHP December 31, 1974

Old Town Hall is a historic town hall located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built in 1798, and is a large two-story brick building in a late-Georgian / early-Federal style. The roof is gently sloping and is topped by a large octagonal cupola and once had a wooden balustrade. The building housed the Wilmington city government until 1916 and served as a focal point of many public events in Delawares history.[2] The property is owned and managed by the Delaware Historical Society

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

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