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Port Penn in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Harper Carey Store

11 Market Street

— Port Penn Historic District —

 
 
Site of Harper Carey Store Marker image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), June 5, 2021
1. Site of Harper Carey Store Marker
Port Penn Historic District
National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form
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Inscription.  
Site of Harper
Carey Store

is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
c. Early-20th Century

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 31.024′ N, 75° 34.66′ W. Marker is in Port Penn, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Old Delaware Route 9) and Stewart Street, on the left when traveling east on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Market St, Port Penn DE 19731, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Market Square (a few steps from this marker); McMullin House (a few steps from this marker); Port Penn Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Margaret Darrach House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stewart House (within shouting distance of this marker); Wild-Cleaver House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Cleaver House (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Carpenter House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Penn.
 
Regarding Site of Harper Carey Store. Excerpt from the form about the historical significance of the historic district:
The village of Port Penn exists today as an unusually well preserved example of a small 19th century Delaware river town. The buildings that remain in Port Penn comprise a visually unified assemblage of residential, commercial and ecclesiastic structures which document its appearance in the late 19th century.
 
The Site of Harper Carey Store image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), June 5, 2021
2. The Site of Harper Carey Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Dec. 11, 2023