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  • Description: structure
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    • Remains of Unidentified Structure

    • Mills; Sawmills;
    • "This structure appears to be on or near the site of the sawmill built by Jacob Broom, 1795-97. When the Broom sawmill was removed in 1815, a granulating mill (the "coffee mill") was erected on its site. Since at the same time a sulphur mill was...
    • Storage Shed

    • Storage facilities; Sheds;
    • "Unknown. Maps of the early 20th century show a stone structure of somewhat larger size, and in three sections, on or near this site. It is thought that the existing structure is one section of the larger original one, the other two sections having...
    • Unidentified Building

    • Buildings; Storage facilities;
    • "Unknown. From its location near the barn it is inferred that this stone structure was associated with the farming operations. William F. Flanigan in an interview refers to a 'lime house,' and a structure with this designation is shown in this...
    • Charcoal House

    • Storage facilities; Buildings;
    • "A wood frame structure was built on or near this site after the 1807 explosion destroyed the earlier charcoal house which had been closer to the refinery. This second structure burned in 1817 and was rebuilt in stone about this date. By 1904 the...
    • Site of Eagle Pack House

    • Mills;
    • "This structure seems to have been built between 1818 and 1826. Prior to 1818, the site was occupied by a frame structure described as 'small barrel magazine.' After 1826, the stone structure on this site is consistently referred to by the name...
    • Residence

    • Dwellings;
    • "A somewhat smaller stone structure, with no identification, is shown on the 1904 map. The present structure was built after that date as a two-family dwelling."
    • Site of Glazing Mill

    • Mills; Gearing;
    • "This structure appears to be on or near the downstream part of the sawmill originally on this site that straddled the adjacent wheelrace. The structure shown on this site is not shown on any map earlier than the 1903 one. The site is that of part...
    • Graining Mill

    • Mills; Building deterioration;
    • "This graining mill was three stories high on the uphill side; top story was of frame and sheet metal; building had a low roof. The finished, grained powder was taken out on the upper level. Narrow gauge track ran across front of graining mill on...
    • Steam Plant

    • Engine rooms; Power plants;
    • "Francis Gurney du Pont is said to have been the one who prevailed upon General Henry du Font to build a steam plant in the 1880's. It was built primarily for the purpose of supplying power to the mills in time of low water, but was also part of...
    • Washington Street Memorial Bridge

    • Monuments & memorials; Bridges;
    • Bridge dedicated as War Memorial to Delaware servicemen who lost lives in World War I; concrete bridge built in 1922 to replace a previous steel structure - Washington School #24 on left and Delaware Hospital roofline on right. The Bridge crosses...
    • Washington Street Memorial Bridge

    • Monuments & memorials; Bridges;
    • Bridge dedicated as War Memorial to Delaware servicemen who lost lives in World War I; concrete bridge built in 1922 to replace a previous steel structure - Washington School #24 on left and Delaware Hospital roofline on right. The Bridge crosses...
    • Washington Street Memorial Bridge

    • Monuments & memorials; Bridges;
    • Bridge dedicated as War Memorial to Delaware servicemen who lost lives in World War I; concrete bridge built in 1922 to replace a previous steel structure - Washington School #24 on left and Delaware Hospital roofline on right. The Bridge crosses...
    • Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. Depot

    • Railroad stations;
    • Also referred to as: Staunton Railroad Station; 1 Middlebrook Avenue (at South Augusta Street); Architect: T.J. Collins; Date built: 1902; On back: "The depot of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad at Staunton is a handsome brick structure, built in...
    • Site of Unidentified Building

    • Rocks;
    • "Unknown. Maps of the early 20th century show a stone structure on or near this site. From its location near the barn it is inferred that it was associated with farming operations. William F. Flanigan, in an interview, noted the presence in the...

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