Old Courthouse

Old Courthouse (HMPW4)

Location: Georgetown, DE 19947 Sussex County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 41.367', W 75° 23.114'

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Constructed in 1791 at the direction of the State Legislature, this structure served as the seat of Sussex County government until 1837, when it was sold and moved to this location to make way for the construction of the present County Courthouse. It was later used as a private residence, and also served as a printing shop. On September 20, 1962, the building and lot were conveyed to the State of Delaware. A major renovation project was undertaken in 1974 with funding provided by the State and the National Park Service. The building was dedicated on Return Day in 1976, in honor of the nation's bicentennial.
HM NumberHMPW4
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 3:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 466496 N 4282385
Decimal Degrees38.68945000, -75.38523333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.367', W 75° 23.114'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 22.02" N, 75° 23' 6.84" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1792 Strawberry Alley, Georgetown DE 19947, US
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