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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  • This is a historic site were the Declaration of Independence was read to the citizens of Delaware. The court house was built in the early 1700's and serviced as the state capitol until the 1930's. So ...  more »
  • We entered the House and a very nice man started to tell us the story of the House, the United States and the area immediately. It took us a good half hour through these historic spaces - smooth 5 points you feel almost like in 1776, only disturb :-) the cars in front of the door
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  • A very nice tour with a Cuban group I was teaching at the time. Brian did a good job of explaining the setup and purpose of items in the house. Worth a 30 min to 1 hour viait with adults. Kids may not...  more »
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  • Really cool historic building and interior. Lots of history. Pleasant helpful staff
  • I love this area and enjoy all the history it has to offer. A great place to walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
  • 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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