New Castle Court House Museum

Visitors to the first courthouse and capitol of Delaware will learn how New Castle, Kent, and Sussex declared their independence from Pennsylvania and Great Britain, thus creating the Delaware State. Groups will learn about Delaware’s colonial and state history and early system of law. Guided tours of the museum highlight Delaware’s social and archaeological history, and even events in the history of the Underground Railroad that took place in New Castle. Groups can role-play in historic court cases to learn about government and law, or learn how the Delaware Native Americans lived before European colonization. All activities fulfill curriculum standards.

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Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1:30PM-4:30PM.

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FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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New Castle Court House Museum

Visitors to the first courthouse and capitol of Delaware will learn how New Castle, Kent, and Sussex declared their independence from Pennsylvania and Great Britain, thus creating the Delaware State. Groups will learn about Delaware’s colonial and state history and early system of law. Guided tours of the museum highlight Delaware’s social and archaeological history, and even events in the history of the Underground Railroad that took place in New Castle. Groups can role-play in historic court cases to learn about government and law, or learn how the Delaware Native Americans lived before European colonization. All activities fulfill curriculum standards.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1:30PM-4:30PM.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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New Castle Court House Museum

Visitors to the first courthouse and capitol of Delaware will learn how New Castle, Kent, and Sussex declared their independence from Pennsylvania and Great Britain, thus creating the Delaware State. Groups will learn about Delaware’s colonial and state history and early system of law. Guided tours of the museum highlight Delaware’s social and archaeological history, and even events in the history of the Underground Railroad that took place in New Castle. Groups can role-play in historic court cases to learn about government and law, or learn how the Delaware Native Americans lived before European colonization. All activities fulfill curriculum standards.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1:30PM-4:30PM.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

New Castle Court House Museum

Visitors to the first courthouse and capitol of Delaware will learn how New Castle, Kent, and Sussex declared their independence from Pennsylvania and Great Britain, thus creating the Delaware State. Groups will learn about Delaware’s colonial and state history and early system of law. Guided tours of the museum highlight Delaware’s social and archaeological history, and even events in the history of the Underground Railroad that took place in New Castle. Groups can role-play in historic court cases to learn about government and law, or learn how the Delaware Native Americans lived before European colonization. All activities fulfill curriculum standards.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1:30PM-4:30PM.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

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