Poinsett House

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Poinsett House
Poinsett House is located in Delaware
Poinsett House
Poinsett House is located in the US
Poinsett House
Location Delaware Route 6, Kenton, Delaware
Coordinates 39°15′46″N 75°44′34″W / 39.26278°N 75.74278°W / 39.26278; -75.74278Coordinates: 39°15′46″N 75°44′34″W / 39.26278°N 75.74278°W / 39.26278; -75.74278
Area 34.4 acres (13.9 ha)
MPS Kenton Hundred MRA
NRHP Reference # 83001350[1]
Added to NRHP June 27, 1983

Poinsett House is a historic home located at Kenton, Kent County, Delaware. The house was built in the mid-18th century as a tenant house. The original section is a two-story, two-bay, one-room plan brick structure measuring 20 feet by 18 feet. Attached to it are two log wings added in the early 19th century. The addition of the one-room, two-story log wing immediately to the west of the core effectively converted the house into a hall-parlor-type, four-bay dwelling.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[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. ^ Stephen G. Del Sordo (March 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Poinsett House" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying two photos