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Fabulous Fifteen

The “Fabulous Fifteen” sites are suggested locations that you may want to explore while you journey through the history of the First State. (please note that these locations do not count towards completing the Delaware History Trail).

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Delaware Art Museum

  • 2301 Kentmere Parkway
  • Wilmington, DE 19806
  • Phone: (302) 571-9590
  • Region: Northern
Founded in 1912, the Delaware Art Museum is best known for its large collection of British Pre-Raphaelite art, illustrations by Wilmington native Howard Pyle, and urban landscapes by John Sloan and see more »

Breakwater/Harbor of Refuge

  • Cape May/Lewes Terminal
  • Lewes, DE 19958
  • Phone: (302) 644-7046
  • Region: Southern
Significant to our nation’s maritime commerce in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the Delaware Breakwater and Harbor of Refuge structures and the lighthouses that stand upon them are listed in the see more »

Delaware State Fairgrounds

  • 18500 S. Dupont Hwy
  • Harrington, DE 19952
  • Phone: (302) 398-3269
  • Region: Central
The first fair was held here in July, 1920. In 1962 this annual event was named the Delaware State Fair to reflect its popularity and statewide appeal. German prisoners were housed here during World see more »

Delaware State Police Museum

  • 1425 N Dupont Hwy.
  • Dover, DE 19901
  • Phone: (302) 739-7700
  • Region: Central
A wide range of artifacts including everything from uniforms to cars (and a helicopter!) document the nearly one hundred year history of the state’s police force. Special exhibits concern some of the see more »

DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve

  • 2992 Lighthouse Rd
  • Milford, DE 19963
  • Phone: (302) 422-1329
  • Region: Southern
Operated by the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife, the Center highlights the critical importance of the marine environment of the Delaware estuary to the history of our state. Located near the see more »

Fenwick Island Lighthouse - Transpeninsular Marker

  • 146 St.
  • Fenwick Island, DE 19944
  • Phone: (302) 539-2100
  • Region: Southern
Constructed in 1859, this 87 foot tower was intended to assist mariners in avoiding the dangerous shoals offshore which had claimed many ships before its establishment. Located on the grounds is the see more »
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Delaware Convention & Visitors Bureau
99 Kings Highway | Dover, DE 19901