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



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Item Title


Location
U.S. Route 301, Middletown vicinity, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DE-189
Building/structure dates: 1856 initial construction
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.

Subjects
Houses
Wooden Buildings
Domestic Life


Related Names
Cochran, William P.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTHWEST FRONT FROM NORTH
2. NORTHWEST FRONT
3. NORTHWEST FRONT, CLOSER
4. NORTHWEST FRONT AND SOUTHWEST SIDE
5. SOUTHWEST SIDE
6. SOUTHEAST AND NORTHEAST SIDE
7. STAIRHALL, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
8. STAIRHALL, DETAIL OF LAMP ON NEWEL POST
9. PARLOR (NORTH ROOM), DETAIL OF FIREPLACE
10. LIVING ROOM (WEST ROOM), DETAIL OF WALL FIXTURE
11. PRIVY


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