Delaware City Historic District

Roughly bounded by the Delaware River, Dragon Creek, DE 9, and the Delaware and Chesapeake Canals, Delaware City, Delaware


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 15, 1983
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Transportation; Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Significant years
ca. 1826; 1930
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 204
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 22


19th Century (37,705)
Aluminum (1,258)
Brick (42,462)
Built during 1820s (1,811)
Delaware (641)
Delaware City, Delaware (6)
District (10,443)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Italianate (5,108)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
New Castle County, Delaware (378)
Tin (2,648)
Victorian (19,697)