Heidi Lowe Gallery – Rehoboth Beach, DE

Southern Delaware

art galleryHeidi Lowe Gallery is a contemporary art jewelry gallery exhibiting works by owner, Heidi Lowe, and by numerous artists from around the world. The gallery hosts a variety of exhibitions including solo and group shows of regional and international artists, the annual Multiples show, and pop up gallery and trunk show events. They exhibit works by artists by artists who are exploring a range of ideas, formats, and materials within the medium of jewelry. The Heidi Lowe Gallery is a perfect place to find a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry to add to your collection.

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Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights Preserve – Yorklyn, Delaware

Southern Delaware

Marshall Steam Museum – Yorklyn, Delaware

This museum offers you the opportunity to discover the world’s largest operating collection of Stanley Steamers.  You can also take a ride in a antique automobile, climb aboard the 1/8 size steam train, tour the Auburn Heights mansion and see all the other exhibits, electric trains, and vintage music machines in the Marshall Steam Museum.

The Auburn Heights Preserve is Delaware’s newest State Park site due to the generosity of Thomas and Ruth Marshall.  There are nearly 200 acres of protected land, with the 4 acre core estate located on a hilltop adjacent to the Red Clay Creek and the original family mill buildings.

Three generations of Marshall’s lived here and now share their mementos and antique furnishings with you as you visit.  The Museum and grounds are used for community events through tours and educational programs.  The Marshall dynasty began in 1897 when the Auburn Heights construction was completed overlooking the Marshall Brothers Paper Mill.  The mill began to produce vulcanized fiber, commonly used in suitcases, footlockers, and other

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The Lewes Historical Society, Lewes, Delaware

Southern Delaware

Around 1960, a local newspaper columnist named Marjorie Virden wrote several articles for the local papers lamenting the fact that many of Lewes’ fine eighteenth century buildings were rapidly disappearing. Particular attention was called to the plight of the David Rowland House on Front Street, which carries in its foundation a cannonball memento of the War of 1812 and the Bombardment of Lewes in April of 1813. Over the years, the house had been so neglected that the interior brick nogging was visible through missing shingles.

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Winterthru Museum – Wilmington, Delaware

Northern Delaware

Winterthru Museum – Wilmington, Delaware

Pronounced “winter-tour” this house will take you back to see the items that were made or used in America between about 1640 and 1860.  Displayed in this 175 room house you will see what collector and horticulturist Henry Francis du Pont loved and wanted to share with the public.

There are nearly 90,000 objects included in the exhibits for you to see.  The house is still similar to when the du Pont family lived there.

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Amstel House Opening Day, New Castle, Delaware

Northern Delaware

The Amstel House, known as The First Grand Mansion of Delaware, regally sits at 2 East Fourth Street in the center of Downtown New Castle. Once owned by the town’s wealthiest landowner, Dr. John Finney, the Amstel House museum provides insight into historical architecture with its original woodwork and open hearth.   The house boasts a unique five bay, gable-end facade.  A large portion of the original structure remains form the early 1700’s. 

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The Dutch House Museum Opening Day, New Castle Delaware

Northern Delaware

The Dutch House was once a small and quaint, late 17th century artisan’s home. The museum gets its name from the Dutch settlers and traders coming in and out of New Castle’s active port. A more humble abode than the Amstel House, the Dutch House museum offers a look into the traditions and lifestyle of early America.

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Pencader Museum and Research Center, Newark, Delaware

Northern Delaware

Their mission is to provide an enriched educational program about the Pencader area and to preserve open spaces, green ways and historically significant parcels, artifacts and buildings.

The many outreach programs include an annual Flag Retirement Ceremony, and a Battlefield Memorial Service honoring all military personnel. The French Ambassador to the United States and a representative from the German Consulate in Washington D.C. have attended our special events.

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The Delaware History Museum – Wilmington, Delaware

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Northern Delaware

History Museum.gifThe Delaware History Museum – Wilmington, Delaware

Enter the world of the Delaware History Museum and find what exhibits are being shown at different times of the year to showcase the past.  The Museum is located in a renovated art-deco Woolworth store so not only are the displays interesting to see but so is the building itself.

There are three galleries of changing interactive exhibits.  You will be able to see those things that were used in everyday life, costumes, children’s toys, regional decorative arts, and paintings.  We all know that George Washington was a big man (both physically and in history) and he greets you at the door of the gift shop.  This statue stands nine feel tall and is a folk-art statue.

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Woodside Farm Creamery – Hockessin, Delaware

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Northern Delaware

Enjoy Delicious Homemade Ice Cream at Woodside Farm Creamery. If you love delicious homemade ice cream, stop by Woodside Farm Creamery on your next visit to Delaware. Woodside Farm Creamery is located at 1310 Little Baltimore Road in Hockessin, Delaware. Woodside Farm has operated as a farm since 1796, and today it is one of the only Centennial Farms remaining in the state of Delaware.

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Historic Wilmington & Western Railroad – Wilmington, Delaware

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Northern Delaware

Tour Delaware’s Red Clay Valley on Board the Historic Wilmington & Western Railroad. Delaware is renowned for its beautiful countryside, and one of the best ways to see it is on a Wilmington & Western Railroad excursion. The Wilmington & Western Railroad offers a variety of regular and special event train excursions from along the Red Clay Creek.

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