This True Story About One Delaware Hero Is Nearly Unbelievable

Delaware’s history is full of fascinating stories and tidbits that we learn about in school, and when we visit our state’s historic places. One story that often gets overlooked is the tale of Caesar Rodney. Sure, lots of things in Delaware are named after the guy — but do you know about the midnight ride that made him a hero?

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Delaware history is so interesting to me. As one of the original colonies and the First State, there’s so much to learn about our past. For more of the best history lessons you’ll hear in Delaware, read 9 Insane Things That Happened In Delaware You Won’t Find in History Books.