The New Castle Court House was built in 1732, and served as Delaware's first court house and eventually state capitol. It was in this historic structure that the representatives of the people of Delaware voted in 1776 for independence from both Pennsylvania and Great Britian.
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211 Delaware Street, New Castle DE, 19720
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Last updated: April 4, 2023