Most People Don’t Know There’s A Fountain Of Youth Hiding Deep In Delaware’s Woods

Brandywine Springs Park is a quiet, unassuming New Castle County Park that has a truly unbelievable history. You would never know that for decades, thousands of people flocked to this spot from all over the country for one reason: to drink from a magic spring that was rumored to be a fountain of youth. The site was so popular, an enormous amusement park was built to accommodate the travelers! Read more about the allure of Chalybeate Spring below.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you’d like to learn more about the amusement park that once stood here, check out 21 Then And Now Photos That Show Just How Much Delaware’s Most Iconic Amusement Park Has Changed. It’s incredible to see what stood on this site!

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