Tag Archives: New Castle County

Hockessin School 107C Update

According to the article on the front page of this morning’s News Journal, there is good news to report for Hockessin School 107C. The construction debt has been paid and the building is no longer in jeopardy of public auction. … Continue reading

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Champions of Hockessin School #107C Need Our Support!

“Place” has the power to tell important stories.  Some places, and the history they reflect, are too important to lose; at least without a fight.  Hockessin School #107C is such a place because of its connection to the U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

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Walker’s Bank House

Originally built as housing for workers of the Simsville Cotton Factory in 1814, this is the last remaining house of the 40 houses that once surrounded what is currently known as the Walker’s Mill today. The building was partitioned into … Continue reading

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Buttonwood Mansion

In 1996 the Center for Historic Architecture and Engineering, University of Delaware documented Buttonwood Mansion for the Delaware Valley Threatened Buildings Survey. The early 19th century one and one-half story five bay brick dwelling is located on the banks of … Continue reading

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