100 McIntosh Plaza
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: (302) 453-9100
Fax: (302) 453-9114
100 McIntosh Plaza, Newark, DE, US, 19713
- Phone: (302) 453-9100
- Fax: (302) 453-9114
Scene of Battle of Cooch's Bridge, September 3, 1777 the only Revolutionary War battle fought in Delaware. Tradition tells that the new 13 flag, the Stars and Stripes, was unfurled in this battle.
Built in 1750, the Hale-Byrnes House is a historic structure located at the edge of Highway 7 and Highway 4. The house is known for the council that was held by George Washington during the Battle of Cooch's Bridge. The house is now open as a museum for visitors to get acquainted with the history of the place.
A small ticket office that occupied several places before being placed near Battery Park in 1950. The railroad is pre-Civil War era and was pulled by the steam locomotive Deleware.
Enjoy rides on authentic antique trains. There is also a visitor's center, giftshop, and snack bar.
Greenbank Mill gives visitors an opportunity to see early 19th Century Delaware. Open Friday and Saturday, or by appointment.
The park offers the Carpenter Recreation center, the pristine White Clay Creek Preserve and the peaceful trails of Possum Hill along with many fishing spots for people of all ages to enjoy.
This 18th-century mansion is a majestic sight of excellent Georgian architecture. With a tag of rich history, Amstel House is a must watch in the city. Call ahead for details.
Catering to the 250 Episcopalians or so, the Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green is the only one in the New Castle region. Calm surroundings, quaint interiors and spiritual atmosphere make the church one of the must visit attractions when in the city.
The Read House and Garden is a 14,000 square-feet mansion with twenty two rooms, thus, being the largest mansion built in the state of Delaware. The mansion was built in the early 19th Century and depicts the luxuriant life of aristocrats in Delaware in that period. One will also notice cutting edge technology that was being used back then in their kitchen such as hot-air roasting ovens and steam tables. The garden is full of rare and exotic plants and trees. The Read House and Garden is a must visit to know the local culture as well. To know more about this venue, do visit their website.
Now in its fourth generation of family owned and operated orchards, you will enjoy seasonal family fun where you can pick your own cherries and apples or enjoy hay rides, crafts and a petting zoo.
A redeveloped area of a former shipyard located on the bank of the Christina River, the Riverfront Wilmington holds an important position in the city's itinerary. This huge expanse of well-planned land gives you a glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle that the city enjoys with its upscale restaurants, bars, nightclubs, apartments and condominiums. Apart from that, the Riverfront Wilmington also stands testimony to various sporting events taking place in its stadium and rowing center. The area also hosts various local cultural events that are conducted in state-of-the-art venues like the Chase Center. The glitter and lively ambiance of the Riverfront Wilmington would surely keep you spellbound. Check website to explore the rest.
Occupying 550 acres (222.57 hectares), of Delaware's Piedmont plateau, Mt. Cuba Center is a wonderful retreat for the nature lover. Native flora is the prime focus at this botanical garden. The display gardens are spread across 50 acres (20.23 hectares) of space, and feature more than 6000 varieties of plants. Lilac Allee, Trillium Garden, Lower Gum Allee, Round Garden, with perennial flowers, are some of the many gardens. Mt. Cuba Center is also used as a research space; the Trial Garden is used to study and test plants.