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Block House

Block House
Claymont, New Castle County, Delaware, 19703
The Block House was originally designed for defense against local Indians. It was constructed in 1654 by John Risingh, Governor of the Colony of New Sweden and is the only house remaining of original settlement on Naaman's Creek.

Bradford-Loockerman House

Bradford-Loockerman House
Dover, Kent County, Delaware
Bradford-Loockerman House, also known as the Loockerman House, is a historic home located at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. The house is in two sections; one of brick and one frame.

Brandywine Creek

Brandywine Creek
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
Brandywine Creek is a tributary of the Christina River in southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware in the United States. The mouth of the creek on the Christina River in present-day Wilmington, Delaware, is the site of the New Sweden colony.

Cape Henlopen State Park

Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, 19958
William Penn made the beaches of Cape Henlopen one of the first public lands established in what has become the United States in 1682 with the declaration that Cape Henlopen would be for "the usage of the citizens of Lewes and Sussex County."

Christ Church

Christ Church
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, 19903
Christ Church is a historic Episcopal church and cemetery located at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. It is located on one of two public squares set aside for houses of worship in the Dover town plan of 1717.

Claymont Stone School

Claymont Stone School
Claymont, New Castle County, Delaware, 19703
The Claymont Stone School, also known as Naaman's Creek School #1, is a historic schoolhouse built in 1805. The original building was renovated in 1905 and expanded to become a two room schoolhouse. It was used until 1925.

Daniel S. Frawley Stadium

Daniel S. Frawley Stadium
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19801
Daniel S. Frawley Stadium is a stadium in Wilmington, Delaware. It is primarily used for baseball, and is the home field of the Wilmington Blue Rocks minor league baseball team.

Darley House

Darley House
Claymont, New Castle County, Delaware, 19703
This is the former home of world-renowned illustrator F. O. C. Darley (1821-1888). Built in the late 18th century and enlarged several times, the house was purchased by Darley in 1863 and renamed "The Wren's Nest."

Delaware Art Museum

Delaware Art Museum
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19806
The Delaware Art Museum is an art museum located on the Kentmere Parkway in Wilmington, Delaware, which holds a collection of more than 12,000 objects.

Delaware Center for Horticulture

Delaware Center for Horticulture
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19806
The Delaware Center for Horticulture is a non-profit horticultural organization dedicated to promoting knowledge and appreciation of gardening, horticulture and conservation.

Delaware Governor's Mansion

Delaware Governor's Mansion
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, 19901
The Delaware Governor's Mansion, also known as Woodburn or Governor's House, is the official residence of the Governor of Delaware and the governor's family.

Delaware Sports Museum

Delaware Sports Museum
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19801
The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is a membership-based organization founded in 1976.

Delaware State Capitol

Delaware State Capitol
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, 19901
Home of the General Assembly, the Delaware State Capitol is usually referred to as Legislative Hall. It was completed in 1933 and was designed in the colonial style often called Georgian Revival.

Dover International Speedway

Dover International Speedway
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, 19901
Dover International Speedway is a race track in Dover, Delaware, United States. The track has hosted at least one NASCAR Cup Series race each year since 1969, including two per year from 1971 to 2020.

Ebright Azimuth

Ebright Azimuth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
The Ebright Azimuth is the point with the highest elevation in Delaware with a benchmark monument. It has an elevation of 447.85 feet (136.50 m) above sea level.

Hagley Museum and Library

Hagley Museum and Library
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19807
The Hagley Museum and Library is a nonprofit educational institution in Wilmington, Delaware. Covering more than 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine Creek, the museum and grounds include the first du Pont family home and garden.

Howard R. Young Correctional Institution

Howard R. Young Correctional Institution
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19801
The Howard R. Young Correctional Institution, colloquially known as Gander Hill Prison, is a state prison for male inmates in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, owned and operated by the Delaware Department of Correction.

Iron Hill School Museum

Iron Hill School Museum
Pencader Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, 19702
Iron Hill School No. 112C, also known as the Iron Hill Museum, is a historic one-room school building located near Newark in New Castle County, Delaware.

John Bullen House

John Bullen House
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, 19901
John Bullen House is a historic home located at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. It was built between 1775 and 1781, and is a ​2 1⁄2-story, five bay center hall plan, brick dwelling.

John Dickinson House

John Dickinson House
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, 19901
The John Dickinson House, generally known as Poplar Hall, is located on the John Dickinson Plantation in Dover, a property owned by the State of Delaware and open to the public as a museum by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs.

Mt. Cuba Center

Mt. Cuba Center
Greenville, New Castle County, Delaware, 19807
This non-profit botanical garden and historical preserve consists of 630 acres (255 ha). Mt. Cuba's well-documented plant collection is focused on the study of Delaware Piedmont flora.

Nemours Mansion

Nemours Mansion
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19803
The Nemours Mansion and Gardens is a 300-acre country estate with jardin à la française formal gardens and a French neoclassical mansion in Wilmington, Delaware.

Newark Reservoir

Newark Reservoir
Newark, New Castle County, Delaware
The Newark Reservoir is a reservoir in Newark, Delaware, located just north of downtown.

Old State House

Old State House
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, 19901
Old Statehouse is a historic state capitol building located on The Green at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. It was built between 1787 and 1792, and is a two-story, five bay, brick structure in a Middle Georgian style.

Robinson House

Robinson House
Claymont, New Castle County, Delaware, 19703
The Robinson House was built on the site of the original settlement on Naaman's Creek in 1723. George Washington, General Anthony Wayne, the Marquis de Lafayette, and "Light Horse" Harry Lee were all guests at the Robinson House.

Silver Lake

Silver Lake
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, 19901
Silver Lake is a lake and park located in the city of Dover, Delaware. The lake is the source of the St. Jones River.

St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church

St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19805
St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church is a Roman Catholic church in Wilmington, Delaware. Named in honor of Anthony of Padua, it falls within the jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wilmington.

Town Point

Town Point
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, 19901
Town Point, also known as Kingston-upon-Hull and Logan's Lane, is a historic home located at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. It was built in three sections, with the earliest dated to about 1677.

University of Delaware

University of Delaware
Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, 19716
The University of Delaware (UD) is the largest university in Delaware. Its original class of ten students included George Read, Thomas McKean, and James Smith, all three of whom would go on to sign the Declaration of Independence.

University of Delaware Botanic Gardens

University of Delaware Botanic Gardens
Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, 19716
Gardens at this location include the original Clark Garden, a Magnolia Society test garden, native and non-native plant garden, a wildflower area, a herbaceous perennial garden and stretches of native trees and shrubs.

Winterthur Museum

Winterthur Museum
Winterthur, New Castle County, Delaware, 19735
The museum is the former home of the Dupont family and contains one of the finest collections of Americana to be found anywhere. The buildings and grounds were designed by the DuPonts to look like an English country estate.

Delaware

Delaware State Flag
Postal Code: DE
Capital City: Dover
Became a State:
Population: 945,934*
Area: 2,488.72 miles2 (6,445.79 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Most Popular Delaware Landmarks

  1. Block House
  2. Delaware State Capitol
  3. Winterthur Museum
  4. Robinson House
  5. Claymont Stone School
  6. Delaware Center for Horticulture
  7. Darley House
  8. Mt. Cuba Center
  9. University of Delaware
  10. Ebright Azimuth

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