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Loockerman Hall is an historic home located on the campus of Delaware State University at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. It dates to before 1730, and is a large, two-story, brick plantation home in the Georgian style. It measures 40 feet by 50 feet. It was the first building on the campus of the Delaware State College, originally established as the State College for Colored Students by an act of the Delaware General Assembly on 15 May 1891. Therefore, it is associated with the founding of Delaware's efforts to provide higher education for its African-American students.[2]

Loockerman Hall
Loockerman Hall, September 2012
Loockerman Hall is located in Delaware
Loockerman Hall
Loockerman Hall is located in the United States
Loockerman Hall
LocationDelaware State College campus, Dover, Delaware
Coordinates39°11′6″N 75°32′44″W / 39.18500°N 75.54556°W / 39.18500; -75.54556Coordinates: 39°11′6″N 75°32′44″W / 39.18500°N 75.54556°W / 39.18500; -75.54556
Area4 acres (1.6 ha)
Builtc. 1730 (1730)
Architectural styleGeorgian
NRHP reference #71000218[1]
Added to NRHPJune 21, 1971

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Rea Wilkie (May 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Loockerman Hall". National Park Service. and Accompanying two photos