This Old Port Town In Delaware Has A Fascinating History

I’m sure you’ve driven past a sign for the town of Odessa – but have you ever stopped to visit? Many Delawareans drive past Odessa every day and have no idea what a gem is hiding just below the canal! Read below to learn the story of this town and take a step back in time by visiting today.

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For more great information about programs, events and historic home tours in Odessa, visit the Historic Odessa Foundation website.

One very cool thing about living in the First State is all of the historic places we get to see, first-hand! Here are 9 Places In Delaware Where You Can Step Back Into Colonial America.

What’s your favorite historic town in Delaware? Tell us in the comments!