Delaware September 26, 2017
9 Reasons Why People In Delaware Should be Proud Of Their State
Delaware is a tiny state that often gets overlooked by historians and Americans alike, but those who live here know there are so many reasons to love the First State and to be proud of Delaware! Check out these reasons below, and walk away beaming with state pride.
1. We were the first state.
Everyone in the country should be proud of Delaware, after all, it was the first state to sign the Declaration of Independence!
2. Delawareans invented the space suit!
ILC Dover, in Delaware, has outfitted every United States astronaut that has ever gone into space. How cool is that?
3. Our beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world.
There's a reason Rehoboth is called the nation's summer capital! There's no better place to vacation than along our Atlantic shore.
4. We were a birthplace of American industry.
The DuPonts were a powerful force in establishing America as an industrial nation - and it all started right at the Hagley estate in Wilmington!
5. Delaware is a great mix of rural and urban.
We've got farms, forests, and citites - so no matter what you prefer, you'll find it here.
6. UD turns out some of the best and brightest scholars in the country.
Cesar Rodney, Joe Biden, Thomas McKean and even Joe Flacco graduated from the University of Delaware, and went on to be a part of history.
7. Delaware's festivals are picture perfect.
From Winterthur's Point to Point, to Apple Scrapple, to the Sea Witch Festival, our small state knows how to throw a BIG celebration.
8. Delawareans know how to COOK!
Delaware is home to so many underrated restaurants and award-winning chefs. The meals they prepare for us give us one more reason to be proud of Delaware.
9. And we're the friendliest people you'll ever meet.
From Hockessin down to Fenwick Island, you'll find the nicest people in our great state, and for our neighborly attitude and willingness to lend a hand, we should all be proud.
Why do you love our small wonder? If you’re anything like me, your favorite part of living here is
the abundance of hole-in-the-wall restaurants hiding right beneath our noses.