Cannon House - 1860 - Dover, DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 09.639 W 075° 31.537
18S E 454589 N 4334736
Quick Description: The roof of this building was where Annie Jump Cannon first observed stars. She later defined a classification system for cataloguing hundreds of thousands of stars which astronomers still use today.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 1/23/2022 10:26:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM15MW4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII
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Long Description:
Taken from the NRHP form, "34 South State Street - Pre-1885, 3-story, frame, Italianate-style dwelling; low hipped roof, ornate bracketted cornice; rusticated wooden quoins; interior end chimneys; 4/4 double-hung sashes, moulded lintels, louvered blinds on 2nd and 3rd floor levels, panelled shutters 1st floor level; facade porch, tapered square columns."
Year built or dedicated as indicated on the structure or plaque: 1860

Full Inscription (unless noted above):
Wesley College Cannon House Annie J. Cannon Circa 1860


Website (if available): Not listed

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