History

A Surprising Take on The Past

As the nation’s first state, we have deep roots in American history. But you won’t find the typical run-of-the-mill museums in Delaware’s Quaint Villages. Our sites celebrate surprising, exciting and unconventional pieces of history. Here you can learn something unexpected, and get a better sense of where you came from.

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Governor’s Cafe’

Governor’s Cafe’

Located on the Heritage Trail, directly across the street form the Governor's Mansion. The house is listed as the Leason House on the National Register of…

Historic Belmont Hall

Historic Belmont Hall

Belmont Hall, a Georgian mansion built in 1773, is one of the most treasured and historic houses in Delaware. Surrounded by spacious grounds and beautiful…

Historic Sunnybrae Mansion

Historic Sunnybrae Mansion

Beautiful 3 story, 10 bedroom mansion built in 1937 sitting on 90 acres in Milford, DE. Enter the gated tree lined driveway which leads you to Sunnybrae…

John Bell House

John Bell House

The oldest wooden structure on The Green serves as the interpretive center for the First State Heritage Park, where visitors can learn about the history of…

John Dickinson Plantation

John Dickinson Plantation

Welcome to the home of John Dickinson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the U.S. Constitution, and "Penman of the Revolution." We…

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…

Kent County Theatre Guild

Kent County Theatre Guild

Kent County Theatre Guild has been providing quality, award-winning theater to the central Delaware community since 1953. We currently present five shows…

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