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Odessa Historic District

Odessa Historic District is a national historic district located at Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware. It encompasses 82 contributing buildings in the central business district and surrounding residential areas in the shipping and trading center of Odessa. It includes a mix of commercial and residential buildings primarily dating to the 18th and 19th century. The oldest building is the Collins-Sharp House (c. 1700). Other notable buildings include the Judge Lore House (c. 1830), Brick Hotel (1822), the Davis Store (1824), Cyrus Polk House (1853), Zoar ME Church (1881), Wilson-Warner House, Academy building (1844), Redmen's Hall, and Old St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal parsonage. Also located in the district and separately listed are the Appoquinimink Friends Meetinghouse, Corbit-Sharp House, and Old St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church.[2][3]

Odessa Historic District
Odessa Historic District, High Street (Houses), Odessa (New Castle County, Delaware).jpg
Houses on High Street in 1958
Odessa Historic District is located in Delaware
Odessa Historic District
Odessa Historic District is located in the US
Odessa Historic District
LocationBounded roughly by Appoquinimink Creek on the southeast, High St. on the northeast, 4th St. on the northwest, and Main St. on the southwest, Odessa, Delaware
Coordinates39°27′14″N 75°39′23″W / 39.45389°N 75.65639°W / 39.45389; -75.65639Coordinates: 39°27′14″N 75°39′23″W / 39.45389°N 75.65639°W / 39.45389; -75.65639
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleFederal, Italian Villa, Late Victorian (original)
Greek Revival, Italianate, Federal (increase)
MPSAfrican-American Resources in Delaware MPS (AD)
NRHP reference #71000227
84000846 (increase)[1]
Added to NRHPJune 21, 1971
August 9, 1984 (increase)

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971, then increased in 1984.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Horace L. Hotchkiss. Jr. and Dorothy W. Greer, (November 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Odessa Historic District". National Park Service. and accompanying 12 photos
  3. ^ Richard T. Jett (September 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Odessa Historic District (Boundary Increase)". National Park Service. and accompanying 24 photos

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