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

John Bell House

 
 
John Bell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
1. John Bell House Marker
Inscription. The 18th-century front section of this structure is the oldest surviving wood building in Dover. It is being restored to serve as an interpretive center for the First State heritage Park.

The 20th-century rear additions will be removed to return the building to its 18th-century footprint.
 
Location. 39° 9.36′ N, 75° 31.389′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on The Green, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kent County Courthouses (1680-1983) (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of King George’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); An Army of Restoration (CCC) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Delaware Line (within shouting distance of this marker); State House (within shouting distance of this marker); Loockerman House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ridgely House (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Stevenson House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings

 
John Bell House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
2. John Bell House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 807 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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