Built about 1820 by Senator Nicholas Van Dyke. The Marriage of Dorcas Van Dyke to Charles I. duPont took place here Oct. 6, 1824. At this wedding the Marquis de Lafayette was a guest and gave the bride in marriage.

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LOCATION: Delaware St., between E 3rd St. and E 4th St., New Castle.