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Home > Delaware > Milford%252Bvicinity > Potter Mansion, Routes 201 & 202, Milford, Sussex County, DE



B&W Photos
View Northwest Showing South (front) Elevation
HB320302
View Northwest Showing South (front) Elevation
Interior, Detail Showing West Endwall Fireplace And Paneling Looking West
HB320303
Interior, Detail Showing West Endwall Fireplace And Paneling Looking West
Interior, Detail Of Door And Chair Rail On North Wall Looking North
HB320304
Interior, Detail Of Door And Chair Rail On North Wall Looking North


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Location
Routes 201 & 202 vicinity, Milford%252Bvicinity, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DE-235
Significance: The Potter Mansion is an excellent example of a well finished hall-plan house of the latter half of the 18th century. The client for the house, Benjamin Potter, was a wealthy landholder and tanner living in Cedar Creek Hundred in the late 18th/early 19th centuries.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW NORTHWEST SHOWING SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. INTERIOR, DETAIL SHOWING WEST ENDWALL FIREPLACE AND PANELING LOOKING WEST
3. INTERIOR, DETAIL OF DOOR AND CHAIR RAIL ON NORTH WALL LOOKING NORTH


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