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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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Top 10 Most Popular Delaware Landmarks

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

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