Now called Rose Cottage, 102 N. State St. was constructed in 1865. Photographed in July 1926, it was the home of Mrs. Nannie Belle Van Dyke, widow of Dover attorney Robert H. Van Dyke. Mrs. Van Dyke was married in the house to Edward William Jenkins Sept. 1, 1926. She was 63 and the groom was 68. Afterward the couple moved to Churchland, Va.

Dover turns 300 this year. A new photo every Thursday.