Erected 1833-1834This building contained a chapel (called the Oratory) class, dormitory, dining, administrative, and student society rooms. Newark College chartered February 5, 1833, opened its doors for instruction May 8, 1834. Name changed to Delaware College April 4, 1843. Willard Hall, first President of Board of Trustees; Rev. Dr. Eliphalet W. Gilbert, first President; Nathan Monroe and John Holmes Agnew, first professors; Alexander Gray, the first student was enrolled as a sophomore.
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|Placed By||Historic Markers Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, January 9th, 2016 at 9:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 435369 N 4392940|
|Decimal Degrees||39.68385000, -75.75368333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 41.031', W 75° 45.221'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 41' 1.86" N, 75° 45' 13.26" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near , Newark DE 19711, US|
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