The One Delaware Town With The Most Intriguing And Almost Unbelievable History

The town of Delmar spawns the southern border between Delaware and Maryland, and the town is jurisdictionally fluid, with no barrier between the states. The joint ventures between the states started with a sewage system in 1927, and eventually the two school systems joined after a strong fight from opponents in 1949. This little town has an incredible history – check it out below.

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Delaware’s small towns really have some amazing history behind them. If you love the story of Delmar’s resilience, you might enjoy reading about the history of other small towns in Delaware.