Why Everyone In Delaware Should Visit This One Tiny Town

This one small town in Delaware has remained relatively unchanged since the late 1800s, when it was founded. In fact, in 1870 the population was 588 – and currently the population is 774, so even the population hasn’t varied much in nearly 150 years! Despite being tiny, it’s been hugely important to the history of Delaware, and to the United States. In fact, it’s home to the oldest surviving Methodist church in the entire country. Can you guess which town we’re talking about?

Frederica! So, read on to see why you should really take some time to visit this beautiful, historic town. It’s a real hidden treasure in the Diamond State.

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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

So, do yourself a favor and set aside time to check out this little slice of history in Kent County. You’ll see a fine collection of historic buildings, the most important religious building on the DelMarVa peninsula, and grab a slice of pizza that will rock your taste buds.