Old Town Hall (Wilmington, Delaware)

Old Town Hall is a historic town hall located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built in 1798, and is a large two-story brick building in a late-Georgian / early-Federal style. The roof is gently sloping and is topped by a large octagonal cupola and once had a wooden balustrade. The building housed the Wilmington city government until 1916 and served as a focal point of many public events in Delaware's history.[2] The property is owned and managed by the Delaware Historical Society

Old Town Hall
Old Town Hall, January 2010
Old Town Hall (Wilmington, Delaware) is located in Delaware
Old Town Hall (Wilmington, Delaware)
Old Town Hall (Wilmington, Delaware) is located in the United States
Old Town Hall (Wilmington, Delaware)
Location512 Market St., Wilmington, Delaware
Coordinates39°44′30″N 75°33′00″W / 39.741580°N 75.550134°W / 39.741580; -75.550134
Arealess than one acre
Built1798 (1798)
Architectural styleGeorgian, Federal
NRHP reference No.74000605[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 31, 1974

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Roland H. Woodward (February 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Old Town Hall". and Accompanying seven photos

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