Historic New Castle, Delaware

New Castle Court House MuseumVibe: Colonial Chic
What to do:

Explore the history of the First State at the Old Court House Museum, where Delaware voted to break away from Pennsylvania, on June 15, 1776, and historic homes and gardens before taking in views of the Delaware River from Battery Park

Iconic eats:

Shepherd's pie at Jessop's Tavern; Andouille meatloaf at Nora Lee's French Quarter Bistro; grown-up PBJs at Penn's Place

Local's tip:

The Bookshop in Old New Castle "should be visited at least once in a lifetime by every self-respecting bibliophile," says LiteraryTourist.com

Good day to visit:

Separation Day, commemorating the day Delaware stopped being Pennsylvania, in mid-June

GPS Coordinates:

211 Delaware St., New Castle

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