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Albertson, Henry, Subdivision Historic District
(added 1998 - Delaware County - #98000044)
Also known as Albertson, Henry, Plan;Albertson, Henry, Property
Rounghly bounded by N. Lansdowne, Clover, Wycombe, Price, and Stewart Aves., and Balfour Cir. , Lansdowne
(240 acres, 70 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Heacock, Joseph Linden, Bunting & Shrigley
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Single Dwelling

Brandywine Battlefield
(added 1966 - Delaware County - #66000660)
Brandywine Battlefield Park , Chadds Ford
(61000 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Fortification
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park

Brandywine Summit Camp Meeting
(added 1995 - Delaware County - #95000132)
119 Beaver Valley Rd., Concord Township , Chadds Ford
(130 acres, 76 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Wise, John
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Camp, Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Chadds Ford Historic District
(added 1971 - Delaware County - #71000699)
Also known as See Also:Chad House; Wyeth, N.C., House and Studio NHL
Jct. of U.S. 1 and PA 100 , Chadds Ford
(860 acres, 17 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Single Dwelling

Chester Creek Historic District
(added 1972 - Delaware County - #72001120)
N, E, and S of Glen Mills along the W branch of Chester Creek , Thornbury
(5120 acres, 52 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering, Event, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Early Republic, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Taylor,John, et al.
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: Industrial Archaeology
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling

Chester Heights Camp Meeting Historic District
(added 2001 - Delaware County - #01000460)
Also known as Chester Heights Camp Meeting
320 Valley Brook Rd. , Chester Heights Borough
(309 acres, 101 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Camp, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Concordville Historic District
(added 1973 - Delaware County - #73001624)
Also known as See Also:Concord Friends Meetinghouse;Newlin, Nicholas, Hous
Concord Rd. and Baltimore Pike , Concordville
(140 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Commerce, Education, Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Ivy Mills Historic District
(added 1972 - Delaware County - #72001117)
Corner of Ivy Mills and Pole Cat Rds. , Concord Township
(384 acres, 2 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling

Lansdowne Park Historic District
(added 1987 - Delaware County - #87001986)
W. Greenwood, Owen, W. Baltimore, Windermere, & W. Stratford Aves. , Lansdowne
(333 acres, 103 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Free,William H.
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Merion Golf Club, East and West Courses
(added 1989 - Delaware County - #89002085)
Ardmore Ave. , Ardmore
(2568 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wilson,Hugh Irvine
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Valentine,Joseph
Significant Year: 1912, 1914, 1942
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Clubhouse, Sport Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Clubhouse, Sport Facility

Newlin Mill Complex
(added 1983 - Delaware County - #83002240)
S. Cheyney Rd. , Glen Mills
(50 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling, Warehouse
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park

North Wayne Historic District
(added 1985 - Delaware County - #85001619)
Also known as Wayne Estate
Roughly bounded by Eagle Rd., Woodland Ct., Radnor St., Poplar & N. Wayne Ave. , Wayne
(970 acres, 190 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple, Wendell & Smith
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Pusey-Crozier Mill Historic District
(added 1976 - Delaware County - #76001638)
Also known as Pusey Plantation;Landingford;See Also:Pusey, Caleb, House
Race St. , Upland
(105 acres, 9 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1750-1799, 1650-1699
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Ridley Creek State Park
(added 1976 - Delaware County - #76001637)
Also known as Jeffords` Estate
NW of Media between PA 3 and PA 352 , Media
(24893 acres, 90 buildings, 34 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Early Republic, Late Victorian, Colonial
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: American,rural
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area, Park, Single Dwelling

Rose Valley Historic District
(added 2010 - Delaware County - #10000470)
Roughly bounded by Ridley Creek, Woodward Rd, Providence and Brookhaven Rds and Todmorden Ln within Rose Valley Borough , Rose Valley Borough
(1710 acres, 105 buildings, 10 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Price, William L., et al.
Architectural Style: Georgian, Gothic Revival
Historic Person: Price, William L.
Significant Year: 1901, 1906, 1923
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Government Office, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Theater
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Government Office, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Theater

South Wayne Historic District
(added 1991 - Delaware County - #91000477)
Also known as Wayne Estate
Roughly bounded by Lancaster Ave., Conestoga Rd. and Iven Ave., Radnor Township , Wayne
(2700 acres, 316 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al, Price,William Lightfoot
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Thornton Village Historic District
(added 2006 - Delaware County - #06000745)
Centered on Thornton and Glen Mills Rds. , Thornbury
(120 acres, 13 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Funerary, Government
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Business, Post Office, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, Post Office, Single Dwelling

Thunderbird Lodge
(added 1989 - Delaware County - #89001053)
45 Rose Valley Rd. , Rose Valley
(16 acres, 3 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Price,William Lightfoot
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Historic Person: Stephens,Alice Barber
Significant Year: 1790, 1904
Area of Significance: Art, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1750-1799
Owner: State , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Multiple Dwelling

Tyler, John J., Arboretum
(added 2003 - Delaware County - #03000080)
Also known as Painter, Minshall and Jacob, Farm
515 Painter Rd. , Lima
(6570 acres, 10 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: McGoodwine, Robert Rodes
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Georgian
Significant Year: 1710, 1738, 1800
Area of Significance: Science, Conservation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Library, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, Horticulture Facility, Museum, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling

Wyeth, N.C., House and Studio
(added 1997 - Delaware County - #97001680)
Also known as See also: Chadds Ford Historic District
Murphy Road , Chadds Ford Township
(180 acres, 3 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Brinkle, William D.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Wyeth, N.C.
Significant Year: 1911
Area of Significance: Art
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Other, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Museum, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Other, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum




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The King's Cottage
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Lancanster, PA


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