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Victorian Dover Historic District is a national historic district located at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. It encompasses 482 contributing buildings representative of the community's commercial, domestic and industrial development between the first quarter of the 19th century and the first quarter of the 20th century. Notable buildings include the Wesley United Methodist Church (c. 1850), Whatcoat United Methodist Church (1871-1872), Dover's Railroad Station (1860s, 1911), Capitol Theatre (1903-1904), and Priscilla Block (1896). Located in the district is the separately listed John Bullen House.[2]

Victorian Dover Historic District
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Houses in the Victorian Dover Historic District, March 2010
Victorian Dover Historic District is located in Delaware
Victorian Dover Historic District
Victorian Dover Historic District is located in the United States
Victorian Dover Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by Silver Lake, St. Jones River, North and Queen Sts., Dover, Delaware
Coordinates39°09′51″N 75°31′35″W / 39.16417°N 75.52639°W / 39.16417; -75.52639Coordinates: 39°09′51″N 75°31′35″W / 39.16417°N 75.52639°W / 39.16417; -75.52639
Area179 acres (72 ha)
Built byBradford, Rev. Thomas B.
Architectural styleColonial Revival, Queen Anne, Gothic Revival
NRHP reference #79000622[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 16, 1979

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Joan Norton Larrivee and Madeline Dunn Hite (August 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Victorian Dover Historic District". National Park Service. and Accompanying 50 photos