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606 Stanton-Christiana Rd
Newark, DE 19713
Hale Byrnes House
Hale Byrnes House February 2010

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The Historic Hale-Byrnes House was the site of a Council of War on September 6, 1777, five days before the Battle of the Brandywine. The house was built during the eighteenth century. The oldest section dates back to c.1750; the service wing was built in 1773.

The Hale-Byrnes House is off Exit 4B of I-95. Take Route 7 North and turn right immediately after the Morgan-Christiana Bank Center. The street address is 606 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, Delaware 19713.  Map

Hale-Byrnes is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is part of the nine-state Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail and is also the southern anchor site of the federally-designated Wild and Scenic White Clay Creek. Hale Byrnes House was the first building in Delaware to receive the State Heritage Plaque.

We are operated by the 501 c-3 nonprofit Delaware Society for the Preservation of Antiquities. The downstairs is available for rent for meetings and private parties of less than twenty-five people. We are open 12:00-3:00 on the first Wednesday of each month; for public programs (see Calendar); and by appointment .

The American Revolutionary War Round Table of Northern Delaware is a charitable and educational program sponsored by the Delaware Society for the Preservation of Antiquities as a constituent part of its charitable and educational mission.

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