Milford in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Parson Thorne Mansion
Erected 2005 by The Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number KC-92.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #12 Zachary Taylor series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1680.
Location. 38° 54.815′ N, 75° 26.102′ W. Marker is in Milford, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from NW Front Street (Delaware Route 14) near Maple Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Located near the north end of Mansion driveway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 NW Front Street, Milford DE 19963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Milford (within shouting distance of this marker); Mispillion River Greenway Historical Sites (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Temple Lodge No. 9 A.F. & A.M. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Oliver (approx. ¼ mile away); Christ Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Bethel African Methodist Episcopal ChurchThe Vaules-Grier Home (approx. ¼ mile away); The Towers (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
Regarding Parson Thorne Mansion. National Register of Historic Places:
Thorne, Parson, Mansion (added 1971 - Building - #71000222)
Also known as Silver Hill •
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering •
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown •
Architectural Style: Georgian •
Area of Significance: Architecture •
Period of Significance: 1700-1749 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 954 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.