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Smyrna in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Gray Box Chateau

 
 
The Gray Box Chateau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 30, 2010
1. The Gray Box Chateau Marker
Inscription.  The Gray Box Chateau 24 North Main Street Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1764
 
Erected by National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 39° 18.067′ N, 75° 36.4′ W. Marker is in Smyrna, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from N. Main Street just from W. Commerce Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smyrna DE 19977, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Delaware House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Green Pottery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Barracks (about 300 feet away); The John Cummins Mansion (about 400 feet away); Home of Allen McLane (about 600 feet away); Smyrna Opera House and Old Town Hall (about 700 feet away); Citizens' Hose Company No. 1. Inc. (about 800 feet away); Site of Old Asbury Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smyrna.
 
Also see . . .
The Gray Box Chateau image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 30, 2010
2. The Gray Box Chateau
 The Historic Architecture of Downtown Smyrna, Delaware - Walking Tour. (Submitted on January 13, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
The Gray Box Chateau image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 30, 2010
3. The Gray Box Chateau
Sign reads: Built about 1790. Delaware for its fine boxwood gardens. They were designed and planted by a Philadelphia gardener in 1856.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 632 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 12, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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