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Established in 1791, Georgetown is located in the center of Sussex County, of which it is the county seat, along US Highway 9 near Redden State Forest. It is an old agriculturally based community featuring hospitality, nice beaches and growing industries. The people of Georgetown speak with a distinct accent.

A walking tour of historic Georgetown is available and the community is home to the Nutter D. Marvel Museum. A memorial to the fallen soldiers of the Civil War and later wars stands at the south side of the Courthouse.

The University of Delaware and a branch of Delaware State University are located in Georgetown.

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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.
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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.