Art, Children's, Culture, General, Historic House, Science
The Delaware Children's Theatre has become a fixture in the State of Delaware and the gateway to the City of Wilmington. Today, the DCT is a thriving theatrical institution committed to providing families with a place to enjoy exceptional children's theatre. The theatre also provides acting classes for kids and teens throughout the year.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Purchased by the Seaford Historical Society in 1976, this rare and complete Victorian Italianate mansion, ca. 1850s, has been lovingly restored and fully furnished. Step into the Governor Ross Mansion, and step back into time. See the only documented log slave quarter in Delaware.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The restoration of the Hendrickson House took place in 1958, after it was moved to Wilmington to prevent its being torn down. The pine mantel and woodwork around the large fireplace are original, but the floorboards were taken from a Massachusetts farmhouse of the same period. The pine ceiling beams were made by hand as part of the restoration. Existing doors and windows were used as patterns for new ones, and the curved staircase was reconstructed in accordance with marks on the walls.
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.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
I envision our museum as the 1st stop for anyone interested in the heritage of the Swedish Colony founded in 1638 in the Delaware Valley before William Penn.
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Rockwood is a 150 year old estate that is now a public park featuring a six acre historic garden and a mansion with a museum. Joseph Shipley, a Quaker merchant banker, built Rockwood between 1851 and 1854 to reflect the beauty of an English county estate
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
The Seaford Historical Society was organized in 1972. In 1976 the Society purchased the Governor Ross Mansion along with 12 acres of land and outbuildings. In 1993 they purchased an additional 8 acres of land. In 2001 the old Seaford Post Office was purchased for use as the permanent location of the Seaford Museum. The Seaford Museum opened to the public on June 1, 2003.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Science
We invite you to visit Winterthur, a great American country estate nestled in the heart of Delaware's beautiful Brandywine Valley, halfway between New York City and Washington, D.C. Winterthur offers a variety of tours, exhibitions, and programs for all ages to enjoy. Discover the museum's magnificent collection of American antiques celebrating the best in style and craftsmanship.