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Delaware
Claymont
Robinson House
Naaman's Rd and Philadelphia Pike
Claymont DE  19703
Phone 
302 792-0285
Web Site  BROKEN
Description  major Revolutionary War figures visited, including Washington, Lafayette, Wayne and Lee
Type of Resource  House Museum
Era  1723

Dover
John Dickinson Plantation
340 Kitts Hummock Road
Dover DE  19901
Phone 
302 739-3277
Web Site  www.destatemuseums.org/jdp/
E-mail  mailto:ghenry@state.de.us
Description  Mansion, reconstructed outbuildings
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Building Type  Plantation
Era  1806
Owner/Operator:  Delaware State Museums

Delaware
Lewes
Maull House
Pilottown Rd
Lewes DE  19855
Phone 
302 645-7670
Web Site  http://www.leweschamber.com/history.html
Description early house
Type of Resource  House Museum
Era 1739

Milford
Parson Thorne Mansion
501 NW Front St
Milford DE  19963
Phone 
302 422-3115
Web Site  http://www.dmv.com/beachtobay/Milfordattractions.cfm
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Era  1740

Delaware

  New Castle

  Amstel House

  2 East 4th Street

  New Castle  DE   19720    

  Phone 302 322-2794

  Web Site http://www.newcastlecity.net/visitors/bldgs.html - Amstel%20House

  E-mail  mailto:nchistorical@aol.com

  Alt Web http://www.newcastlehistory.org/houses/amstel.html

  Description  original woodwork & details, furnished

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Era 1730

  Owner/Operator:  New Castle Historical Society

  New or Updated:  12/20/2006

Dutch House
32 E Third St
New Castle DE  19720
Phone 
302 322-2794
Alt Phone 302 322-9168
Web Site www.newcastlecity.org
Description  Built when New Castle was Fort Casimir, colonial furnishings
Type of Resource  House Museum
Collection A-F Furniture
Era  18th

Delaware
George Read II House & Garden

42 The Strand
New Castle DE 19720
Phone 
302 322-8411
Web Site www.hsd.org/read.htm
Description  Lawyer, Federal-style building, garden restored to 1850's
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Garden
Era  19th
 

  DE

  New Castle

  New Castle Historical Society

  Two East Fourth Street

  New Castle  DE  19720    

  Phone 302 322-2794

  Web Site http://www.newcastlecity.com/nc_hs/nc_hs.html

  E-mail  mailto:nchistorical@aol.com

  Description  Society operates three house museums - Amstel House, Dutch House,

                    Old Library Museum

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus Building Collection

  New or Updated:  1/15/2007
 

Delaware
Newark
Hale-Byrnes House
606 Stanton-Christiana Rd
Newark DE  19713
Phone 
302 998-3792
Web Site
Description 
brick house
Type of Resource  House Museum
Era  18th

Odessa
Historic Houses of Odessa
109 Main Street
Odessa DE  19730
Phone 
302 378-4069
Web Site
Description 
two restored houses and gallery
Type of Resource  House Museum

  Delaware

  Rehoboth Beach

  Anna Hazzard Museum

  17 Christian Street

  Rehoboth Beach  DE

  Phone 302 227-1119

  Web Site http://www.lewes.com/museums.html

  Alt Web http://www.rehomain.com/museum.htm

  Description  dates from Camp Meeting Era, "tent" structure holds artifacts and

                    memorabilia, with one room furnished in camp meeting period style

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Era 19th

  New or Updated:  12/20/2006

Seaford
Governor Ross Mansion & Plantation
N Pine St Extension
Seaford DE  19973
Phone 
302 628-9500
Web Site
Alt Web 
http://www.seafordde.com/history.html - Anchor-Histori-19009
Description  1859 house, outbuildings include state's only log slaves quarters
Type of Resource  House Museum
Building Type Plantation
Group Identity  African American
Era  Civil War

Delaware
Stanton
Hale-Byrnes House
606 Stanton-Christiana Rd
Stanton DE 19713
Phone
302 998-3792
Web Site
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Alt Web http://www.co.new-castle.de.us/History/Historic1.htm
Description brick house
Type of Resource House Museum
Era 18th
New or Updated: 04/09/2003

Delaware
Wilmington
Nemours Mansion & Gardens
1600 Rockland Rd
Wilmington DE  19803
Phone 
302 651-6912
Web Site  www.nemours.org
Description  102 rooms
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Garden

Old Swedes Church & Hendrickson House Museum
606 Church St
Wilmington  DE 19801
Phone 
302 652-5629
Web Site  www.oldswedes.org
Type of Resource  House Museum
Building Type  Church
Era  1690

Delaware
Rockwood Museum

610 Shipley Road
Wilmington  DE  19809
Phone 
302 761-4340
Web Site  www.rockwood.org
Description  Victorian manor house, garden, conservatory
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Garden
Era  19th
 

  DE

  Wilmington

  Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

  Route 52

  Wilmington DE  19735    

  Phone   302 888-4600

  Web Site www.winterthur.org

  Toll Free 600 448-3883

  E-mail    mailto:tourinfo@winterthur.org

  Description  Henry Francis DuPont mansion, 60 acre garden

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z   Paintings

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  8/13/2006

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