John Dickinson Plantation

John Dickinson Plantation

Home of John Dickinson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Constitution, and "Penman of the Revolution." We invite you to visit this historic plantation and take a trip into the fascinating world of 18th Century America!

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Johnson Victrola Museum

Johnson Victrola Museum

The museum highlights the life and achievements of Delaware's native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company and a pioneer in the development of the sound-recording industry.

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New Castle Court House Museum

New Castle Court House Museum

Built in 1732, this building served as Delaware's first court and state capitol. Here in 1776, New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties declared their independence from Pennsylvania and England creating the Delaware State.

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The Old State House

The Old State House

Built in 1791, the Old State House served as Delaware's capitol during the United States' critical early years as a nation. With additions and modifications, the building continued to serve as the state capitol until 1933.

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Zwaanendael Museum

Zwaanendael Museum

The museum commemorates Delaware's first European colony, Swanendael, established by the Dutch in 1631. This museum serves as a showcase for the Lewes area's maritime, military, and social history.

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First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park
Welcome Center & Galleries

Housed in the Delaware Public Archives building, the welcome center features changing exhibits and a rotating display of Delaware's founding documents while also serving as a source of information on local and statewide attractions, events, and activities.

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