History and Social Studies

Featured Historic Places/Sites

Fort Delaware State Park

Step back in time to 1864 and fill your campers’ day with hands-on history at Fort Delaware State Park. Your camp group can walk among Confederate prisoners and civilians reenacting daily life as it was nearly 150 years ago. 108 N. Reedy Point Road, Delaware City, DE 19706. Tel: 302-834-7941. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Amstel House

2 E. 4th St., New Castle, DE 19720. 302-322-2794. A rare colonial building, New Castle is home to the signers of the Declaration of Independence and former president George Washington attended events here. Explore the 18th century arts with an abundance of elaborate rooms of past historical residents. Fee.

Historical Society of Delaware

505 North Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. 02-655-7161. Museums and historic sites include the Delaware History Center, Delaware History Museum, Old Town Hall, Willingtown Square, The Read House & Gardens, and Historic New Castle. Fee/Free.