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Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine River in Wilmington, Delaware, Hagley is the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. Hagley Museum and Gardens is an example of early American industry including restored mills, a workers' community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the du Pont family. Hagley Museum and Gardens offers educational exhibits year-round and exciting seasonal events.
Join us for an exclusive evening tour of Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America. See how three generations of du Ponts… View Details
Seventy-five years ago on October 27, 1938, a brand new material named nylon was announced to the public. Created in DuPont’s labs, nylon… View Details
Dr. Erik Rau, Hagley director of library services, talks about early generations of the du Pont family celebrated the holidays. Holiday refreshments… View Details
See the du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, dressed for the holidays. Check www.hagley.org/events.html for activities, such as carolers,… View Details
Participate in the long-standing du Pont family tradition of presenting small, handcrafted gifts to those you visit on New Year’s Day. Children… View Details