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DELAWARE - Sussex County

Georgetown Coal Gasification Plant (added 1985 - - #85002696)
Also known as Georgetown Service and Gas Company
N. Railroad Ave. , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility

Grier House (added 1983 - - #83001410)
Also known as Rogers Funderal Home
301 Lakeview Ave. , Milford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Morris & Whiteside
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Mortuary

Gyles, Stella Pepper, House (added 1979 - - #79000645)
SW of Georgetown , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pepper,A.C.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure

Hall, Col. David, House (added 1976 - - #76000585)
107 King's Hwy. , Lewes
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Hall,Col. David
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Military
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Harmon School (added 1979 - - #79003314)
Also known as Warwick No. 225
S of jct. of Rt. 24 and CR 297 , Millsboro
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Native American, Black, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Harmon, Isaac, Farmhouse (added 1979 - - #79003315)
CR 312A , Millsboro
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Native American
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Harmony Church (added 1979 - - #79003308)
Rt. 24, E of CR 313 , Millsboro
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Native American
Cultural Affiliation: Nanticoke Tribe
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Hazzard House (added 1973 - - #73000559)
327 Union St. , Milton
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Hazzard,David
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Hearn Potato House (added 1990 - - #90001694)
Also known as CRS#-5761
.6 mi. N of jct. of DE 74 and DE 62 , Laurel
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Storage

Hearn and Rawlins Mill (added 1978 - - #78000928)
Also known as Cannon and Ross Mill;Hearn Mill
N of Seaford on U.S. 13A , Seaford
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility

Hells Neck (added 1976 - - #76002319)
Address Restricted , Lewes

Highball Signal (added 1973 - - #73000553)
City park, near Penn-Central RR. , Delmar
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park

Hitch, E. L., Potato House (added 1990 - - #90001695)
Also known as CRS#-5859
Jct. of DE 460 and DE 489 , Laurel
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Storage

Hitchens, Ames, Chicken Farm (added 1979 - - #79003311)
N of Rt. 24 , Millsboro
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Native American, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Hopkins House (added 1979 - - #79003835)
NW of Oyster Rocks Rd. , Milton
Owner: Private

Hopkins' Covered Bridge Farm (added 1991 - - #91000912)
Also known as S-848
N side Rd. 262, E of jct. with Rd. 286, Lewes and Rehoboth Hundred , Lewes
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: O'Neil,Rodney
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

Indian Mission Church (added 1979 - - #79003307)
Jct. of Rt. 5 and CR 48 , Millsboro
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Native American
Cultural Affiliation: Nanticoke Tribe
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Indian Mission School (added 1979 - - #79003312)
Also known as Nanticoke Indian Center
Rt. 24 between CR 312A and 313A , Millsboro
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Native American, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Civic

Indian River Archeological Complex (added 1978 - - #78000922)
Also known as Indian River Middle Woodland Archeological Complex;S-638;S-6
Address Restricted , Millsboro
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

Indian River Life Saving Service Station (added 1976 - - #76000582)
N of Bethany Beach on DE 14 , Bethany Beach
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Government

Johnson School (added 1979 - - #79003313)
Also known as Warwick No. 203
Rt. 24 between CR 309 and 310 , Millsboro
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Black, Native American, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Judge's House and Law Office (added 1979 - - #79000646)
100 and 104 W. Market St , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Robinson,Justice Peter
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Law, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Professional, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Professional, Single Dwelling

Kresge Building (added 1984 - - #84004116)
613 N. Market St. , Wilmington
Owner: Private

Laurel Historic District (added 1988 - - #88001056)
West St. to Rossakatum Creek to Tenth St. , Laurel
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

Lawrence (added 1978 - - #78000929)
N of Seaford on U.S. 13A , Seaford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Lewes Historic District (added 1977 - - #77000393)
Also known as Deale, Whorekill, Lewistown;See Also:Lewes Historic District
Ship-carpenter, Front, Savannah, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sts. , Lewes
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 - - #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
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

Lewes Presbyterian Church (added 1977 - - #77000394)
100 Kings Highway , Lewes
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Colonial Revival, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Lightship WLV 539 (added 1989 - - #89000006)
Also known as S-7857 The Lightship "Overfalls"
Lewes--Rehoboth Canal between Shipcarpenter and Mulberry Sts. , Lewes
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Marsh, Peter, House (added 1977 - - #77000397)
Also known as The Homestead
10 Dodd's Lane , Rehoboth Beach
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cockran,Col. Wilbur
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1750-1799
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic

Maston House (added 1975 - - #75000545)
Also known as Cannon's Savannah
3 mi. N of Seaford on Seaford-Atlanta Rd. , Seaford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Maull House (added 1970 - - #70000175)
Also known as The Thomas Maull House;See Also:Maull, Thomas, House (Bounda
542 Pilottown Rd. , Lewes
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Unknown
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Maull, Thomas, House (Boundary Increase) (added 1978 - - #78003453)
Also known as See Also:Maull, Thomas, House
542 Pilottown Rd. , Lewes
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Colonial
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Landscape

Melson House (added 1978 - - #78000914)
Also known as Brown Residence;Curtis Jacobs House
N of Atlanta on SR 30 , Atlanta
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Messick, Dr. John W., House and Office (added 1987 - - #87001499)
144 E. Market St. , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival, Second Empire, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Medical Business/Office, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Professional

Milford Railroad Station (added 1983 - - #83001356)
DE 36 , Milford
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Economics, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Milford Shipyard Area Historic District (added 1983 - - #83001411)
Roughly bounded by Mispillion River, Franklin, Front and Marshall Sts. , Milford
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility

Milton Historic District (added 1982 - - #82002366)
DE 5 , Milton
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

Mispillion Lighthouse and Beacon Tower (added 1987 - - #86002919)
NE end of CR 203 , Milford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress

Mispillion Site (added 1976 - - #76002320)
Address Restricted , Milford

Moore Potato House (added 1990 - - #90001696)
Also known as CRS#-6664
SE of jct. of DE 72 and DE 463 , Laurel
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Storage

National Harbor of Refuge and Delaware Breakwater Harbor Historic District (added 1989 - - #89000289)
Also known as S-186;See Also:Delaware Breakwater and Lewes Harbor
Mouth of Delaware Bay at Cape Henlopen , Lewes
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

Norwood House (added 1982 - - #82001030)
SW of Lewes on DE 9 , Lewes
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Johnson
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Old Bridgeville Fire House (added 1984 - - #84000856)
Also known as See Also:Bridgeville Historic District
102 William St. , Bridgeville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Fire Station
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Old Christ Church (added 1972 - - #72000297)
Also known as Old Lightwood
SE of Laurel at jct. of SR 465 and 465A , Laurel
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Old Sussex County Courthouse (added 1971 - - #71000236)
S. Bedford St. , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Social History
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: State
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Pagan Creek Dike (added 1973 - - #73000555)
Pagan Creek near New Rd. , Lewes
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1650-1699, 1600-1649
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Pepper, Carlton, David, Farm (added 1979 - - #79000647)
S of Georgetown on SR 469 , Georgetown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pepper,Eli
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure

Perry-Shockley House (added 1985 - - #85002008)
Also known as Shockley House
219 Washington St. , Millsboro
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Perry,John
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Phillips Potato House (added 1990 - - #90001697)
Also known as CRS#-6786
SW of jct. of DE 492 and DE 492A , Laurel
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Storage




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