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New Castle Historic District

New Castle, Delaware
County of New Castle.
National Register Number: 67000003
Resource type: District.
Property type: Historic District: Architectural. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Historic District.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 24, 1967):
New Castle, founded by Peter Stuyvesant in 1651 as the seat the of New Netherlands government, served as the colonial capital of Delaware until 1766. The Historic District offers a broad range of architectural styles with essentially unchanged from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

There are no indicated threats to the landmark.

There are no indicated changes to the landmark.

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