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Crowninshield, Louise du Pont, 1877-1958

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1877 - 1958

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Eleutherian Mills property restoration miscellany

 Collection
Accession: 1238
Abstract:

Eleutherian Mills is the house built by Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), above his gunpowder mills, the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. It served as a home to the du Pont family for generations, the last being Louise du Pont Crowninshield (1877-1958). The collection contains material related to the restoration of the home prior to Crowninshield occupying it. Also included are materials related to a road to the Eleutherian Mills and Nemours residences, repairs to the iron bridge across the Brandywine, and description of E.I. du Pont's garden.

Dates: 1922-1926