History and Social Studies

Featured History Museums/Exhibits

Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame

The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is the place to be for sports history in Delaware. Photos, stories, and all kinds of memorabilia at the museum give a look into the lives of those Delawareans who shaped the history of sports and athletic competition. Tel: 302-425-3263. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Milton Historical Society

Lydia Black Cannon Museum, 210 Union St., Milton, DE 19968. 302-684-1010. Discover Milton’s historical daily life through four centuries of photos, paintings, maps and documents. Fee.

Nutter D. Marvel Carriage Museum

510 S. Bedford St., Georgetown, DE 19947. 302-855-9660. There are many historic buildings on the museum grounds such as the Ellis School, a one-room school house built in 1833, and two large barns that house ­antique carriages, including the Disney carriage. Fee.

Port Penn Interpretive Center

1 E. Market Street, Port Penn, DE 19731. 302-836-2533. An 1886 schoolhouse was turned into the present folk life museum to showcase the 250-year-old village’s history. Exhibits explain town life, historic hunting decoys, fishing, fur trapping, community baseball and local artwork. Fee/Free.