George B. Rodney House - New Castle, Delaware
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 39.628 W 075° 33.830
18S E 451633 N 4390225
Quick Description: Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 6/14/2014 7:14:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMKYE1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
Views: 1

Long Description:
The George B. Rodney House at 16 East Third Street was built in 1831. The brick two-story, three-bay house is in a Federal style. The adjoining two-story two-bay brick wing was originally used as a law office. George B. Rodney was a member of Congress from 1841 to 1845.

The house appears to be in very good condition and continues to serve as a private residence.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1831

Architectural Period/Style: Federal

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


Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Original owner served as a Member of Congress 1841-1845


Listed Building Status (if applicable): Contributing building in National Historic Landmark District

Main Material of Construction: Brick

Private/Public Access: Private

Rating:

Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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