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

Van Dyke House

 
 
Van Dyke House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, June 13, 2012
1. Van Dyke House Marker
Inscription. Built about 1820 by Senator Nicholas Van Dyke. The marriage of Dorcas Van Dyke to Charles I. DuPont took place here Oct. 6, 1824. At this wedding the Marquis de LaFayette was a guest, and gave the bride in marriage.
 
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission. (Marker Number NC-A5.)
 
Location. 39° 39.6′ N, 75° 33.867′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of West 3rd Street and Delaware Street on West 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle DE 19720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Green or Market Plaine (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware's Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); New Castle Court House 1732 (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheriff's House and County Jail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Castle Common (about 400 feet away); Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); The Welcome Society of Pennsylvania (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Van Dyke House image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, June 13, 2012
2. Van Dyke House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2012, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2012, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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