New Castle Court House Museum, New Castle

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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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  • June 30, 2017
    Right in the heart of town and the staff is great with kids! Grounds are kept beautiful and staff is very friendly. Tons of neat information and pieces of history! Well worth the stop! We got our nati...  more »
  • April 19, 2017
    Frankly, not the most interesting old court house I've seen. The guide was pleasant and enthusiastic, but the tour suffers in comparison to many other historical building tours I've taken.  more »
  • April 14, 2017
    The courthouse is part of the beautiful old town of new Castle, which is a good picture of a city in the early United States. There are also good Intformationen on the history of the colonies of the Netherlands and Sweden.
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  • September 16, 2016
    Really cool historic building and interior. Lots of history. Pleasant helpful staff
  • September 2, 2016
    I love this area and enjoy all the history it has to offer. A great place to walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
  • August 23, 2013
    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.

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