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DELAWARE - Sussex County - Historic Districts

Barnes Woods Archeological District
(added 1996 - Sussex County - #96001413)
Also known as S-9012;S-4981;S-4982;S-5742;S-8590
Address Restricted , Seaford
(180 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Black, Prehistoric, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Woodland II, African-American
Period of Significance: 500-999 BC, 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 3000-3499 BC, 2500-2999 BC, 2000-2499 BC, 1900-1750 AD, 1749-1500 AD, 1500-1999 BC, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD, 1000-1499 BC
Owner: State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Extractive Facility, Processing, Processing Site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area

Bethel Historic District
(added 1975 - Sussex County - #75000544)
Also known as Lewisville, Lewis' Wharf
0.4 mi. W of Laurel , Bethel
(550 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Bridgeville Historic District
(added 1994 - Sussex County - #94000361)
Also known as CRS No. S-8735;See Also:Bridgeville Public Library;Old Bridg
Roughly bounded by Market, Main and Edgewood Sts., School House Ln., Maple Alley and the Penn Central RR tracks , Bridgeville
(750 acres, 166 buildings, 70 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Cannon, William
Significant Year: 1856, 1871
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Fire Station, Multiple Dwelling, Public Works, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Correctional Facility, Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, School, Single Dwelling

Cape Henlopen Archeological District
(added 1978 - Sussex County - #78000920)
Also known as 7S-D-8,9,22,27,29,30 and 34
Address Restricted , Lewes
(7950 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Late Woodland, Middle Woodland
Period of Significance: 500-999 BC, 1500-1999 BC
Owner: Federal , State
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Underwater
Current Function: Defense
Current Sub-function: Park

Carey's Camp Meeting Ground
(added 1973 - Sussex County - #73000557)
W of Millsboro off DE 24 , Millsboro
(100 acres, 47 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Religion, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Camp

Delaware Boundary Markers
(added 1975 - Sussex County - #75002101)
Also known as Transpeninsular Line;Mason-Dixon Line;Tangent Line;The Arc;T
State boundary lines between DE-MD/DE-PA , Not Applicable
(0 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dixon,Jeremiah, Mason,Charles
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: State
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker

Fort Miles Historic District
(added 2004 - Sussex County - #04001076)
Also known as CRS# S-6048
At the confluence of the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay , Lewes
(14400 acres, 51 buildings, 9 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Arms Storage, Fortification, Institutional Housing, Military Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Transportation, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Camp, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Research Facility, Single Dwelling, Water-Related

Indian River Archeological Complex
(added 1978 - Sussex County - #78000922)
Also known as Indian River Middle Woodland Archeological Complex;S-638;S-6
Address Restricted , Millsboro
(194 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Middle Woodland
Period of Significance: 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields

Laurel Historic District
(added 1988 - Sussex County - #88001056)
West St. to Rossakatum Creek to Tenth St. , Laurel
(1600 acres, 701 buildings, 4 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Hotel, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Hotel, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Warehouse

Lewes Historic District
(added 1977 - Sussex County - #77000393)
Also known as Deale, Whorekill, Lewistown;See Also:Lewes Historic District
Ship-carpenter, Front, Savannah, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sts. , Lewes
(300 acres, 122 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event, Information Potential
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Second Empire, Queen Anne, Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Transportation, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Community Planning And Development, Politics/Government, Military, Architecture, Religion
Cultural Affiliation: English Settlement, Dutch Settlement
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Defense, Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Fortification
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park, Rail-Related

Lewes Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1992 - Sussex County - #92000462)
Also known as S-290;See Also:Lewes Historic District
Roughly bounded by Front St., Savannah Rd., McFee St. and the Penn Central RR tracks, Lewes and Rehobeth Hundred , Lewes
(820 acres, 520 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Early Republic, Colonial, Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Museum, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Museum, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Milton Historic District
(added 1982 - Sussex County - #82002366)
DE 5 , Milton
(872 acres, 188 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

National Harbor of Refuge and Delaware Breakwater Harbor Historic District
(added 1989 - Sussex County - #89000289)
Also known as S-186;See Also:Delaware Breakwater and Lewes Harbor
Mouth of Delaware Bay at Cape Henlopen , Lewes
(24300 acres, 1 building, 15 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Richards Historic District
(added 1983 - Sussex County - #83003522)
County Rd. 34 , Greenwood
(1411 acres, 21 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: RICHARDS,JOHN
Architectural Style: Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling, Storage

Seaford Station Complex
(added 1978 - Sussex County - #78000930)
Also known as Seaford Station
Nanticoke River at Delaware Railroad Bridge , Seaford
(20 acres, 2 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

South Milford Historic District
(added 1983 - Sussex County - #83001358)
Roughly bounded by Mispillion River, Maple Ave., Church and Washington Sts. , Milford
(280 acres, 68 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling




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