9 Things You Didn’t Know About The History Of Delaware

Delaware has been around a LONG time – officially, longer than any other of the United States of America. Even as a colony, Delaware was one of the first to be settled, in 1629. There is a lot of history in this little state! We wanted to take a look at some of the unusual Delaware history that your schoolbooks may have passed over, so you can learn more about our beloved Delaware.

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If you want to learn more about unusual Delaware history, check out our Delaware History archives, or head down to your local library and dig around. You never know what you’ll find.