You’ll Want To Visit These 10 Houses In Delaware For Their Incredible Pasts

Delaware was one of the first settled areas of the “New World,” so it’s kind of surprising that many of the original homes and estates from the 1600s and 1700s are still standing, today. Not many things last that long! These historic homes in Delaware are worth visiting to learn about the history of the First State. There are also the DuPont mansions – which, while they aren’t as old, are extravagant examples of the legacy the DuPont Family has left on the state of Delaware. Have you been to any of these houses?

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:

Do you want to learn more about Delaware’s unique history? Read our list of 9 Things You Didn’t Know About The History Of Delaware, and connect with your state’s past.