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Historic New Castle, Delaware


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:

Any of the hearty, Colonial-inspired dishes at Jessop's Tavern; Andouille meatloaf at Nora Lee's French Quarter Bistro.

Local's tip:

The Jack A. Markell, or JAM, trail connects Wilmington's Riverfront with Historic Newcastle - hike or bike between locations with a stop for lunch at either end.

Good day to visit:

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

GPS Coordinates:

211 Delaware St., New Castle, Delaware 19720

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