Ryves Holt House

Ryves Holt House (HMWYQ)

Location: Lewes, DE 19958 Sussex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 46.552', W 75° 8.465'

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Oldest Building Standing in State of Delaware

In this house lived
Ryves Holt
Chief Justice
of "Three Lower Counties On Delaware," 1745 to 1763
Member of Assembly
of "Three Lower Counties On Delaware,"
1734-1737, 1742-1744, 1746-1755,
And Speaker of Assembly
1742-1744, and 1746-1752.
Ryves Holt was probably born in 1696
and died in 1763.


(Center Plaque)

Ryves Holt House
Built 1665
Oldest Building
Standing in
State of Delaware.
Listed on National
Register 1977.
Placed by
Delaware State Society
Colonial Dames XVII Century
October 2, 1990


Coat of Arms
Placed here by the
Colonial David Hall Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
26
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HM NumberHMWYQ
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Year Placed1932
Placed ByHistoric Marker Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487744 N 4291914
Decimal Degrees38.77586667, -75.14108333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 46.552', W 75° 8.465'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 46' 33.12" N, 75° 8' 27.90" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 217 2nd St, Lewes DE 19958, US
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