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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any websites that will suggest place to stay, eat and visit during my travels on the Delaware History Trail? 
Yes! By visiting www.visitdelaware.com, you will be able to access hotel, restaurant and attraction listings. You can also connect to the most up to date travel information, tips and deals by following the Delaware Tourism Office on social media, for details please visit, www.visitdelaware.com/socialmediahub

Why are there 36 main sites and 15 additional sites?
The 36 sites known as the “Distinctive Dozen” include the most significant locations to Delaware’s history and heritage. These are the sites that will qualify participants to complete the Delaware History Trail. The additional sites known as the “Fabulous Fifteen” are suggested locations that you may want to explore while you journey through the history of the First State. 

Do you have maps of the locations?
Yes. To view county maps highlighting Delaware History Trail and "Fabulous Fifteen" locations, please click here.  

How long will it take for me to receive the “Landmarks and Legacies” book?
Please allow approximately 14 business days for shipping. ** Note the “Landmarks and Legacies” book will not be ready to ship until June 2012 but, we will keep your passport on file and ship the book when they arrive. **

Can I order the “Landmarks and Legacies” book without completing the Delaware History Trail?
Yes. But, the book will cost $25.00. To place an order for the book without completing the Delaware History Trail, please click here

Delaware History Trail Sign

Where are the Delaware History Trail signs located and what do they look like?
The Delaware History Trail signs are located within walking distance to the site locations. Various sign locations are noted within their site listings on the website or in the downloadable passport. The listings also contain phone numbers, addresses and web links for your convenience.   

What are the scan codes on the signs and what does “Snag the Tag” mean?
The scan code on the corner of the sign is a direct link for participants to provide feedback on the site locations along the Delaware History Trail. To “Snag the Tag” means you are able to scan the Microsoft Tag (aka scan code) using a specific phone application to gain access to the feedback form. Step 1: Download the Microsoft Tag app at http://www.gettag.mobi/. Step 2: Scan the code with the app. Step 3: Complete the feedback form

For additional comments, suggestions or questions, please contact Visit.Delaware@state.de.us or call 866-284-7483.

99 Kings Highway | Dover, DE 19901
1-866-284-7483