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Hedgelawn, U.S. Route 301, Middletown, New Castle County, DE

Hedgelawn, U.S. Route 301, Middletown, New Castle County, DE

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Summary

Significance: Built for William P. Cochran, a peach farmer, in 1856, this house represents the prosperity of the peach farming industry in this area. Also in 1856, the Delaware Railroad was completed, enabling ready access to markets. Like other peach growers' houses, this is a combination of Italianate, Greek Revival, and other styles.
Survey number: HABS DE-189
Building/structure dates: 1856 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73000516

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Cochran, William P
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
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Location

Middletown (Del.)39.44956, -75.71632
Google Map of 39.449556, -75.7163207
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