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Dickinson, John, House

Dover, Delaware
County of Kent.
Kitts Hummock Road, southeast of Dover
National Register Number: 66000258
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Historic Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 20, 1961):
Dickinson served in the Delaware and Pennsylvania legislatures. He was a member of the Stamp Act Congress, the First and Second Continental Congresses, and the Constitutional Convention. His political writings, such as "The Letters of a Pennsylvania Farmer," earned him the title "Penman of the Revolution."

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark at this time.

Property recently restored by the state of Delaware.


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