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Quaker Hill Historic District (Wilmington, Delaware)

The Quaker Hill Historic District is a national historic district located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It encompasses 151 contributing buildings in a residential neighborhood west of the central business district of Wilmington. The district includes 19th-century residential structures of all classes, along with several 19th-and 20th-century commercial structures. The predominant structures are three-story rowhouse dwellings in a variety of popular styles including Second Empire, Italianate, and Gothic Revival. Notable non-residential buildings include the Quaker Meetinghouse and Cemetery, St. Peter's Cathedral and Rectory (1816), Union Methodist Church, and New Mount Bethel Baptist Church [2][3]

Quaker Hill Historic District
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The northernmost boundary along West St.
Quaker Hill Historic District (Wilmington, Delaware) is located in Delaware
Quaker Hill Historic District (Wilmington, Delaware)
Quaker Hill Historic District (Wilmington, Delaware) is located in the US
Quaker Hill Historic District (Wilmington, Delaware)
LocationRoughly bounded by Tatnall, Jefferson, 2nd and 7th Sts. (original);
roughly bounded by Eighth, Catawba and Washington, Sixth and Seventh, and Wollaston Sts. (increase); in Wilmington, Delaware
Coordinates39°44′31″N 75°33′18″W / 39.74194°N 75.55500°W / 39.74194; -75.55500Coordinates: 39°44′31″N 75°33′18″W / 39.74194°N 75.55500°W / 39.74194; -75.55500
Area20 acres (8.1 ha) (original)
5 acres (2.0 ha) (increase)
Built1870
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Gothic, Italianate (original); Second Empire, Italianate, Gothic Revival (increase)
NRHP reference #79000635 and 85003221[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 6, 1979 (original)
December 19, 1985 (increase)

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, with a boundary increase in 1985.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Sara Ramsey and Jean Athan (December 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Quaker Hill Historic District". and Accompanying 12 photos
  3. ^ Susan Eggert and Anne Goda (May 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Quaker Hill Historic District". and Accompanying 12 photos