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Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library

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Winterthur Museum displays the world's premier collection of American decorative arts of 1640 to 1860. The Winterthur Garden is a masterpiece of 20th-century American naturalism. The museum and garden were created by Henry Francis du Pont, who was born at Winterthur in 1880. Henry Francis du Pont died in 1969 at age 88, leaving the museum, garden, library and educational programs as his legacy. Today, Winterthur is a national treasure, providing education and enjoyment for all who visit.

Location: Wilmington Delaware Telephone 302-888-4600

Other History nearby:
(Smyrna) Allee House
(Philadelphia) American Swedish Historical Museum
(Strasburg) Amish Village
(New Castle) Amstel House
(Somers Point) Atlantic Co Historical Society Library
(Philadelphia) Atwater Kent Museum-Philadelphia History

12/11 Coming to The Wilmington area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
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National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.