Wilmington

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States of America
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Helms Cove (Q20657839)
item type: unincorporated community
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USGS GNIS ID: 882297

Ellis Drive-In (Q42406734)
item type: movie theater / drive-in theater

Street address: 2225 Hessler Boulevard, New Castle, Wilmington, DE 19720 (from Wikidata)

Kerry Drive-In (Q42406735)
item type: movie theater / drive-in theater / former building or structure

Street address: 2800 Governor Printz Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19802 (from Wikidata)

Arcadia Theater (Q42406845)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 510 North Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

Edge Moor Theater (Q42406857)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: Governor Prinz Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

Loew's Aldine Theatre (Q42406862)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 808 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

Majestic Theatre (Q42406867)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 705 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

Park Theatre (Q42406870)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 305 N. Union Street, Wilmington, DE 19805 (from Wikidata)

Penn Cinema Riverfront IMAX (Q42406874)
item type: movie theater / IMAX theatre

Street address: 401 S. Madison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.penncinema.com/index.php?pID=226

Queen Theater (Q42406875)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 500 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

website: http://queen.worldcafelive.com

Rialto Theater (Q42406877)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 220-222 Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

Ritz Theater (Q42406880)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 900 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

Theatre N at Nemours (Q42406881)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 1007 Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.theatren.org

Towne Theatre (Q42406883)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 515 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

Warner Theatre (Q42406884)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 210 W. 10th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (from Wikidata)

Continental Army Encampment Site (Q14685328)
item type: military camp
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Continental Army Encampment Site is a historic site located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. The Continental Army troops camped on the east side of Brandywine Creek, which is now a part of Brandywine Park. An early mill race is still visible, on the site, a reminder of the extensive early milling industry on the Brandywine. The Continental Army camped at the site for a few days before the Battle of Brandywine in August 1777. On December 21, 1777, 1,500 Delaware and Maryland troops under the command of General William Smallwood returned to the campsite. These troops were stationed to prevent occupation of Wilmington by the British and to protect the flour mills on the Brandywine.

NRHP reference number: 73000547

Delaware Sports Hall of Fame (Q5253352)
item type: sports hall of fame
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Delaware Sports Hall of Fame is a membership-based organization founded in 1976. The organization runs a museum with exhibits at Daniel S. Frawley Stadium on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware and promotes physical fitness in the community.

website: http://www.desports.org/

Philips-Thompson Buildings (Q14685748)
item type: ensemble of buildings
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Philips-Thompson Buildings was a set of two historic commercial buildings located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. They were built about 1884, and were two three-story, red brick buildings. They had a row of square decorative terra cotta tiles divides the second and third stories. They featured a corbelled brick cornice and sunburst decorations capping the central bays. The buildings housed a wholesale farm supply company, wholesale grocers and produce shops. The buildings have been demolished.

NRHP reference number: 80000937

Burton v. Wilmington Parking Authority (Q16954627)
item type: United States Supreme Court decision
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Burton v. Wilmington Parking Authority, 365 U.S. 715 (1961), was a United States Supreme Court case that decided that the Equal Protection Clause applies to private business that operates in a relationship to a government that is close to the point that it becomes a "state actor."

Delaware Center for Horticulture (Q5253243)
item type: botanical garden
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) cultivates greener communities by inspiring appreciation and improvement of the environment through horticulture, education and conservation. Founded in 1977, the Center's headquarters in Wilmington's Trolley Square is an oasis in the city. The venue hosts many weddings and corporate events and includes a public demonstration garden that backs up to Brandywine Park, an art gallery, lecture hall, and a greenhouse. The DCH plants thousands of trees and leads regional projects to enhance Delaware's urban forests; supports community gardens, urban farms, and school gardens; organizes city park improvement projects; beautifies Delaware's roadsides with native vegetation; maintains the landscaping of many traffic medians and streetscapes; and provides educational programs for families and adults. Members of The DCH and more than 700 active volunteers come from Delaware and the surrounding region.

website: http://www.theDCH.org

WWTX (Q7957492)
item type: radio station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

WWTX (1290 AM) is a sports formatted radio station in Wilmington, Delaware. The station has local programming, along with coverage from Fox Sports Radio. WWTX is the flagship station for University of Delaware Women's Basketball and also broadcasts weekly High School Football and High School Basketball games. The station is an affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens.

website: http://www.foxsports1290am.com/

Delaware Supreme Court (Q5253374)
item type: state supreme court
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Delaware Supreme Court is the sole appellate court in the United States state of Delaware. Because Delaware is a popular haven for corporations, the Court has developed a worldwide reputation as a respected source of corporate law decisions, particularly in the area of mergers and acquisitions.

website: https://courts.delaware.gov/supreme/

Dr. John A. Brown House (Q14685369)
item type: house
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Dr. John A. Brown House, also known as the "Anchorage", is a historic home located at 4 7th Avenue, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built in three phases. The core is a 2+12-story, three-bay, side-hall plan, quarried granite dwelling with late Federal detailing. It dates to the 1820s. Attached to the core is a brick kitchen wing. Two square multiple-story brick Italian Villa towers were added to the north gable end later in the 19th century. Also added at this time were the stucco exterior and a columned porch.

NRHP reference number: 79000632

Christiana Light (Q16890341)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Christiana Light was a historic lighthouse located on the Christina River in Delaware. It was deactivated when new range lights came into service and was demolished in 1939.

Clifford Brown Jazz Festival (Q5132883)
item type: music festival
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is a free jazz music festival held annually in June at Rodney Square in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. The first festival was held in 1989 on the open lawn in the center of the city, and has grown into the largest free jazz festival on the East Coast. The event is held to keep alive the memory of Clifford Brown who died in a traffic accident in 1956 along with pianist Richie Powell. Pieces written by Brown and tribute pieces (like Benny Golson's "I Remember Clifford") are often played. Some acts have been staged at the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, where a fee was charged.

WILM (Q7950728)
item type: radio station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

WILM (1450 kHz) is a news/talk AM radio station broadcasting in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. The station is owned by iHeartMedia. WILM is known as the station where radio and television talk show Joe Pyne developed the confrontational style now standard in radio and TV talk shows. Another well-known WILM personality was Tom Mees (ESPN) who worked at the station in the 1970s.

website: http://wilm.com/

Celebration Mickey (Q5057637)
item type: sculpture
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Celebration Mickey is a 2-foot-tall (0.61 m), 100-pound (45 kg), 24-karat-gold authentic Mickey Mouse sculpture. It is the largest gold sculpture ever cast in the history of the Disney Company.

State of Pennsylvania (Q7603789)
item type: steamboat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

State of Pennsylvania was a steamboat that was built in Wilmington, Delaware in 1923, along with her identical sister ship State of Delaware. The steamboat operated on the Delaware River between her homeport of Wilmington and the cities of Chester and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, as well as Riverview Park in Pennsville, New Jersey. Regular service on these routes was stopped in 1960. The boat foundered near her dock on the Christina River in 1970. In 1979, she was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1988, the upper decks were destroyed by a deliberately set fire, and in 2005 the hull was removed and scrapped as a hazard to navigation, all without the ship being raised.

NRHP reference number: 79000637

Christiana North Jetty Light (Q5110434)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Christiana North Jetty Lighthouse was a lighthouse in Delaware, United States, at the end of jetty at the mouth of the Christina River, near Wilmington, Delaware.

New Sweden (Q322187)
item type: colony
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

New Sweden (Swedish: Nya Sverige) was a colony of the Swedish Empire along the lower reaches of the Delaware River between 1638 to 1655 in present-day Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania in the United States. Established during the Thirty Years' War when Sweden was a great power, New Sweden formed part of the Swedish efforts to colonize the Americas.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1655 disestablishments in North America, 1655 disestablishments in the Swedish colonial empire, Former Swedish colonies, Former colonies in North America
Roman Catholic Diocese of Wilmington (Q878085)
item type: diocese of the Catholic Church
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Diocese of Wilmington (Latin: Dioecesis Wilmingtoniensis) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory – or diocese, of the Catholic Church in the eastern United States. The diocese comprises the entire state of Delaware and the Eastern Shore Region of Maryland.

website: http://www.cdow.org/

Big August Quarterly (Q4904957)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Big August Quarterly is an annual religious festival held in Wilmington, Delaware (sometimes called "Big Quarterly" or "August Quarterly"). Begun in 1814 by Peter Spencer in connection with the "quarterly" meeting (or "conference") of the African Union Church—of the four meetings during the year, the one in August became the "annual conference" of the Church when ministers' assignments for the next year were announced, among other business—it was a time for free blacks and slaves alike to come together (from the multi-state area) and celebrate their faith with singing, dancing, testifying, and feasting. It is the oldest such celebration in the country.

website: http://augustquarterly.org/

1001-1011 Jefferson Street (Q24060784)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

1001–1011 Jefferson Street is a 155-meter (509 ft) proposed skyscraper in Wilmington, Delaware. It would be Wilmington's first skyscraper above 500 feet (150 m). Its site is located across the street from WSFS Bank Headquarters and is 2 minutes from I-95. The tower would feature 35 stories of mixed-use space. The skyscraper was originally proposed in 2013. The tower will connect to an existing nine-story parking garage and a 10-story vacant office building. If this tower is built, it will become Wilmington and Delaware's new tallest building – surpassing the 110-meter (360 ft), 23-story Chase Manhattan Centre. As of 2016, the tower's site appears to be getting prepared for construction, however, in 2017, site work has paused with the skyscraper now being a vision.

Charles Schagrin Building (Q14685305)
item type: commercial building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Charles Schagrin Building is a historic commercial building located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built in the first quarter of the 19th century, with a new facade added in 1918, and modified again in 1948. It is a three-story, single bay commercial building with a rectangular plan built of wall bearing brick construction. It features a recessed display window, vertical black granite strips on both sides of the building, a stuccoed sign framed by horizontal copper bands, a large single-light central window with a stepped concrete window frame, and is in the Art Deco style.

NRHP reference number: 85000156

Louis McLane House (Q14685598)
item type: house
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Louis McLane House was a historic home located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built before 1792, and is an example of an 18th-century urban residence. It is a 3+12-story, three-bay, brick dwelling with a gable roof later modified for commercial uses. It was the home of Congressman Louis McLane (1786–1857) and the birthplace of American politician, military officer, and diplomat Robert Milligan McLane (1815–1898) and Lydia Milligan Sims McLane (1822–1887), wife of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston.

NRHP reference number: 73000549

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Buildings and structures demolished in 2014, Demolished buildings and structures in Delaware
Wesleyan Female College (Wilmington) (Q16903104)
item type: women's college
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Wesleyan Female College of Wilmington, Delaware, USA, was a college for women that operated from 1837 (1837) to 1885 (1885).

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct private universities and colleges in Delaware, Former women's universities and colleges in the United States
Episcopal Diocese of Delaware (Q5383364)
item type: diocese
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Episcopal Church in Delaware, formerly known as the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware, is one of 108 dioceses making up the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It consists of 33 congregations or parishes in an area the same as the State of Delaware. The diocese is led by a bishop and staff and provides episcopal supervision and some administrative assistance for its parishes.

website: http://www.dioceseofdelaware.net/

Charles Gray Printing Shop (Q14685302)
item type: commercial building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Charles Gray Printing Shop was a historic commercial building located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built in 1874, and was a three-story, commercial/office building with a rectangular plan built of wall bearing brick construction. It featured a half-octagonal display window and is in the Italianate style. The building was demolished and replaced with an office of the University of Delaware.

NRHP reference number: 85000151

Swedes' Landing (Q7654551)
item type: geographical object
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Swedes' Landing is the warehouse road found along the Minquas Kill in Wilmington, Delaware that is close to the Delaware River. This was the site where the initial Swedish landing took place and marks the spot where the New Sweden colony began. The first Swedish expedition to North America, under the command of Peter Minuit, embarked from the port of Gothenburg in late 1637. The members of the expedition, aboard the ships Fogel Grip and Kalmar Nyckel, sailed into Delaware Bay, which lay within the territory claimed by the Dutch West India Company and anchored at a rocky point on Swedes' Landing on March 29, 1638. They built a fort on the site which they named Fort Christina after Queen Christina of Sweden. Today Swedes Landing Road is a short stretch from 4th Street to 7th Street and ends at a long two-story mural depicting the area from the time before the Swedes came through the modern Wilmington waterfront. At the far end of the mural is the entrance to Fort Christina National Historical Site, a part of the First State National Historical Park System.

Delaware Historical Society (Q5253306)
item type: organization / nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Delaware Historical Society began in 1864 as an effort to preserve documents from the Civil War. Since then, it has expanded into a statewide historical institution with several buildings, including Old Town Hall and the Delaware History Museum, in Wilmington and the historic Read House & Gardens in New Castle.

website: http://www.hsd.org/, https://dehistory.org/

Kalmar Nyckel (Q1722535)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Kalmar Nyckel (Key of Kalmar) was a Swedish ship built by the Dutch famed for carrying Swedish settlers to North America in 1638, to establish the colony of New Sweden. The name Kalmar Nyckel comes from the Swedish city of Kalmar and nyckel meaning key in Swedish. The name was also a tribute to Kalmar Castle which was a symbol of power during the time of the Swedish Empire when Sweden was a military great power. A replica of the ship was launched at Wilmington, Delaware, in 1997.

website: http://www.kalmarnyckel.org/

Wilmington Rail Viaduct (Q8022775)
item type: railway bridge / railway viaduct
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Wilmington Rail Viaduct is a series of fills and bridges, about 4 miles (6.4 km) long, that carries the Northeast Corridor through the city of Wilmington, Delaware, above street level. Constructed between 1902 and 1908, the structure consists principally of fills supported by heavy stone retaining walls, punctuated with plate girder bridges over streets, and augmented by a few sections of brick arch viaduct. Its construction is typical of the Pennsylvania Railroad's architectural practices at the time, and the viaduct has been documented by the Historic American Engineering Record and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built by the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) as part of a series of grade crossing eliminations along the Northeast Corridor, the elevation of the rail line necessitated several other changes to rail infrastructure in Wilmington, including the construction of the Wilmington Shops at the east end of the viaduct, and the construction of the Wilmington Station and adjacent Pennsylvania Railroad Office Building along the elevated right-of-way.

NRHP reference number: 99001276

Water Street Station (Q19582561)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Water Street Station is a former station of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Wilmington, Delaware, designed by Frank Furness. The station was located on the eastern end of the B&O's Landenberg branch, roughly parallel to the Northeast Corridor of the Pennsylvania Railroad. The station served only trains terminating in Wilmington; through trains used a separate station at Delaware Avenue to the northwest. Another user of the station was the Wilmington and Northern Railroad, later controlled by the Reading Company.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad stations, Former Reading Company stations, Former railway stations in Delaware, Railway stations closed in 1958
Sunday Breakfast Mission (Q7639347)
item type: nonprofit organization / construction
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Sunday Breakfast Mission, in Wilmington, Delaware, was established in 1893 to provide homeless men with a meal and a place to worship on Sunday. Shortly after, homeless men were able to seek overnight shelter there.

website: http://www.sundaybreakfastmission.org/

Wilmington Park (Q8022771)
item type: stadium
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Wilmington Park was a ballpark in Wilmington, Delaware that was located at the corner of 30th Street and Governor Printz Boulevard. It was home to the University of Delaware football team from 1940 to 1952 and the Wilmington Blue Rocks of the Class B Interstate League from 1940 to 1952. The Blue Rocks were an affiliate of the Philadelphia Athletics from 1940 to 1943 and the Philadelphia Phillies from 1944 to 1952.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1963 disestablishments in Delaware, Defunct college football venues, Defunct minor league baseball venues, Defunct sports venues in Delaware, Sports venues demolished in 1963