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New Castle Court House Museum, New Castle

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Government Building
The New Castle Court House Museum is the center of a circle with a 12-mile radius that defines most of the border between the states of Delaware and Pennsylvania and parts of the borders between Delaware and New Jersey and Maryland.It is one of the oldest courthouses in the United States and has played a role in a number of historic events. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972. The building is also a contributing property to a second National Historic Landmark, the New Castle Historic District. It is part of First State National Historical Park.
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  • We like history so we enjoyed our guide's interactive tour an insights on the original riverside New Castle. You will too.  more »
  • There isn't much open in February, but thankfully the Courthouse was open. The tour was excellent. The guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He shared history of New Castle and Delaware. The build...  more »
  • Took the tour one afternoon on our way home from NJ. Learned alot about this area that I didn't know before. Beautifullly restored court room and very informative exhibits upstairs. Guide was pleasant...  more »
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  • I love this area and enjoy all the history it has to offer. A great place to walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
  • Really cool historic building and interior. Lots of history. Pleasant helpful staff
  • I had a great time, and the admission was free! The building was amazing, and the guide, Mr. David P. Price, did a fantastic job explaining the history.