Dover in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First State Heritage Park of Dover
Legislative Hall, the capitol building for the State of Delaware. Before you stands Legislative Hall, the capitol building for the State of Delaware. The Senate and House of Representatives meet in this building, which also houses the offices of the legislators and their staff. The Governor and Lieutenant Governor also maintain offices in Legislative Hall. The Office of the Controller General and the Division of Research—two non-partisan state agencies that provide fiscal oversight, legislative research and other support services to the General Assembly—are also located here.
Legislative Hall was dedicated as the state’s new capitol building in 1933, replacing the State House on the Green. Over the years, this Georgian-style structure has been
The Delaware General Assembly.
•The Delaware General Assembly meets in two bodies, the Senate and the House of Representatives.
•The 21 Senators are elected to four-year terms, and the 41 Representatives in the House serve two-year terms.
•The General Assembly meets most Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays from the second week of January through the end of June, recessing from February to mid-March.
•All session are open to the public.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
Location. 39° 9.457′ N, 75° 31.231′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of Duke of York Street and Legislative Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Duke of York Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delaware Women's Service Monument (a few steps from this marker); Legislative Hall: Delaware's Capitol Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware Public Archives (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); The Compass Rose (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware 9/11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Afghanistan-Iraq Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); State of Delaware World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,365 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 15, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.