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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.
Hagley members and visitors may once again stroll and cycle the grounds of Hagley on Wednesday evenings in July and August as we open up our property… 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
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
Hagley's Creek Kids: Black Powder Experiment with the many different uses of black powder, from stone cutting to gun firing! These Creek Kids events… View Details
Discover the unique innovations incorporated into the Hagley Powder Yards! Explore how turbines harness water power, why roll mills were constructed… View Details