Robinson House (Claymont, Delaware)
Robinson House, April 2006
|Location||1 Naamans Road, Claymont, Delaware|
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||71000225|
|Added to NRHP||June 21, 1971|
The Robinson House is a historic guest house located at the junction of Naamans Road (Delaware Route 92) and The Kings Highway (now U.S. Route 13, Philadelphia Pike) in Claymont, Delaware, in the United States. It was built in 1723, on the site of the original settlement on Naaman's Creek. The Block House, which stands a few yards northeast of the Robinson House, is the only remaining building from the original 1654 settlement.
George Washington, General Anthony Wayne, the Marquis de Lafayette, and "Light Horse" Harry Lee were all guests at the Robinson House. From 1914 to 1964, the Robinson House was home to the Naamans Tea House.
The Robinson House is currently the home of the Claymont Historical Society, the Darley Society, and the Naamans Heritage Association.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Leon deValinger, Jr. (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Robinson House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2010-04-20.
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- Official website
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. DE-52, "Colonel Thomas Robinson House, Naaman's Road at Philadelphia Pike (Route 13), Naaman, New Castle County, DE", 1 photo, 2 data pages, supplemental material
- HABS No. DE-51, "Thomas Robinson Jr. Kitchen Dependency", 2 photos, 3 measured drawings, 2 data pages, supplemental material
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