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New Castle Hall

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
1. New Castle Hall Marker
Inscription.  
This residence hall is named for the northernmost of Delaware's three counties, New Castle County. The City of Newark lies within its boundaries.

The dormitory was constructed with state funding in 1925, in response to the expansion of the Women's College of Delaware. Three temporary wooden residence halls also were moved to the campus in 1920 — dubbed Topsy, Turvey and Boletus — to house women. These were demolished in 1957 when Squire Hall was completed.

New Castle Residence Hall is one of the oldest buildings on the south lawn of The Green.
 
Erected by University of Delaware.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the University of Delaware 🎓 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
 
Location. 39° 40.593′ N, 75° 45.102′ W. Marker is in Newark, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on The Green north of East Park Place, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 271 The Green, Newark DE 19716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
2. New Castle Hall
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are within walking distance of this marker. Kent Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Winifred J. Robinson (1867-1962) (within shouting distance of this marker); Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) (within shouting distance of this marker); Sussex Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Magnolia Circle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Squire Hall (about 400 feet away); Emalea Pusey Warner (1853-1948) (about 400 feet away); Laurel Hall (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
New Castle Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., August 6, 2020
3. New Castle Hall Marker
The marker is in foreground. The other plaque is to right of the door which is almost straight back of the marker.
New Castle Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., July 30, 2020
4. New Castle Hall Marker
Close-up of The Green side of this building, but of a different entrance. The plaque has this, all in capitals:
New Castle
Hall
Erected 1926
This tablet donated by the Class of 1952
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on August 6, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.   4. submitted on July 30, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.

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