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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.
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.

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