Delaware is the first state, obtaining its statehood 1787 and its nickname is The First State. Delaware's motto is Liberty and Independence. The capital is Dover.
Founded by Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur (pronounced “winter-tour”) is the premier museum of American decorative arts, reflecting both early America and the du Pont family’s life here. Its 60-acre naturalistic garden is among the country’s best, and its research library serves scholars from around the world. We invite you to visit and explore this place of beauty, history, and learning.
Quaker Meeting House, built 1805. Camden, DE
Delaware City, DE - Fort Delaware. The Union fortress dating back to 1859 once housed Confederate prisoners of war. It was originally built to protect the ports of Wilmington and Philadelphia. Visitors take a ½ -mile ferry ride from Delaware City to Pea Patch Island. A jitney provides transport from the island dock to the granite and brick fortress. Here, costumed interpreters take you back to the summer of 1864.
Snowy Church Day In Delaware City... right down the street from me
Bethany Beach, Delaware
Brandywine River... Wilmington, Delaware
Winterthur Garden in Delaware