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Housed in what was once an old dilapidated school house from the 1920s, this is the only Native American museum in Delaware. The Nanticoke Indian Museum opened in 1984 and has given the tribe a means of preserving not only items belonging to its ancestors, but also artifacts such as arrowheads and stones that have been unearthed during the past century. By examining the display cases, visitors can understand how the Nanticoke people lived in generations past. Hammers, stones, arrowheads, pots and tools illustrate their reliance on farming, hunting and fishing. Perhaps the most stunning items on display are the clovis points and drill heads that date back to before 10,000 B.C. Other artifacts in the museum are more than 1,000 years old.

Location: Millsboro Delaware Telephone 302-945-7022

Other History nearby:
(Rehoboth Beach) Anna Hazard Museum
(Frederica) Barratt's Chapel and Museum
(Cambridge) Bazel Church
(Jasper) Beaty-Orton House
(Cambridge) Brannock Maritime Museum
(Lewes) Cannonball House Marine Museum

03/22 Coming to The Millsboro area
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