George Read House - New Castle, DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 39.580 W 075° 33.694
18S E 451828 N 4390134
Quick Description: A historic re-built home after the original burned to the ground in 1824.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 9/6/2019 12:36:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM118F3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque says, "Born September 18, 1733. Died September 21, 1798. Member of the Congress of the Revolution, the Convention that framed the Constitution of United States, and of the First Senate under it; Judge of Admiralty, President and Chief Justice of Delaware, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. House destroyed by fire, April 1824."
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1841

Architectural Period/Style: Colonial

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Owned by the son of a signer of the Declaration of Independence

Main Material of Construction: Brick

Private/Public Access: Museum

Admission Fee (if applicable): 0.00 (listed in local currency)


Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Listed Building Status (if applicable): Not listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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