Victorian Dover Historic District

Roughly bounded by Silver Lake, St. Jones River, North and Queen Sts., Dover, Delaware. County/parish: Kent.

NRIS 79000622

482 contributing buildings.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places July 16, 1979.

From Wikipedia:

Victorian Dover Historic District

Victorian Dover Historic District is a national historic district located at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. It encompasses 482 contributing buildings representative of the community's commercial, domestic and industrial development between the first quarter of the 19th century and the first quarter of the 20th century. Notable buildings include the Wesley United Methodist Church (c. 1850), Whatcoat United Methodist Church (1871-1872), Dover's Railroad Station (1860s, 1911), Capitol Theatre (1903-1904), and Priscilla Block (1896). Located in the district is the separately listed John Bullen House.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

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  • Bradford, Rev. Thomas B.

Architectural styles:

  • Colonial Revival
  • Gothic Revival
  • Queen Anne

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