Special features of the permanent collection include the only comprehensive representational American paintings collection on the Delmarva Peninsula with highlights by the Peale family, Albert Bierstadt, Gilbert Stuart, and Childe Hassam. Experience a variety of art forms such as sculptures by Hiram Powers and images by Brandywine School illustrator, Frank E. Schoonover.
Anthropology, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge protects one of the largest remaining expanses of tidal salt marsh in the mid-Atlantic region. The refuge, located along the coast of Delaware, is mostly marsh, but also includes freshwater impoundments and upland habitats that are managed for other wildlife.
Archaeology, Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Military, Specialized
The economic climate may not be the greatest, and we know our visitors are looking for their best values. Get out of the house this spring and visit Delaware’s Capital Region – Greater Dover and Kent County.