Kensey Johns Van Dyke House - New Castle, Delaware
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 39.609 W 075° 33.872
18S E 451573 N 4390190
Quick Description: Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 6/15/2014 6:44:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMKYJ9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
Views: 4

Long Description:
The Kensey Johns Van Dyke House at 300 Delaware Street was constructed circa 1820. The brick, two-story, three-bay house in in a Federal style. The side passage doorway is flanked by sidelights and topped by a large fanlight.

The house appears to be in very good condition and continues to serve as a private residence.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1820

Architectural Period/Style: Federal

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

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Lafayette attended a wedding gave away the bride at this house in 1824

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

Main Material of Construction: Brick

Private/Public Access: Private


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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