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Historic Houses in Delaware

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Category furnishes information on the historic houses/museums of Delaware's past. Learn about their history, touring information, and seasonal hours.
  • Amstel House

    Built in the 1730s by Dr. John Finney and is one of New Castle's oldest colonial dwellings.

  • Dutch House

    17th century home reminiscent of the port days in New Castle's history. Find information on visiting and touring.

  • John Dickinson Plantation

    Home to John Dickinson, known as the "Penman of the Revolution" and signer of the Constitution.

  • Read House and Gardens

    14,000 square-foot Federal grandeur mansion built in 1801. Museum offers costumed interpreters, and open-hearth cooking demonstrations.

  • Rockwood Park and Museum

    150 year old Rural Gothic architecture built by Joseph Shipley a Quaker merchant banker.

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