These 10 Hidden Gems In Delaware Hold Historic Keys To The Past

Delaware was one of the first places settled by Europeans in the 1600s, and it was the official “First State” of the United States of America. Because of this, Delaware history is full of incredible stories and places that hold keys to the past. There are a lot of landmarks in Delaware that are well known to those from the area, such as the Lightship Overfalls, the Harriet Tubman/Underground Railroad Houses, Fort DuPont and Fort Delaware, but there are also a lot of hidden gems that are off of the beaten path. Visit any of these places and find yourself stepping back in time to Delaware history like you’ve never seen it before.

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:

Wow – what a history our small state has! Will you plan a summer trip to any of these monuments to Delaware history?