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First State Heritage Park
(302) 739-9194 | N 39.158 W 075.52
The First State Heritage Park at Dover is Delaware's first urban "park without boundaries" linking historic and cultural sites in the city that has been the seat of state government since 1777. It is a partnership of state and city agencies under the leadership of Delaware State Parks.
First Saturdays in the First State
While the major park attractions are open throughout the week, a variety of special programs and events are developed at each site for the first Saturday of each month, highlighted by tours of the Governor's House at Woodburn. Visit the park's program schedule page to find out more about First Saturdays and all First State Heritage Park programs.
First State Heritage Park is part of The Delaware History Trail! You'll find the park's History Trail sign in front of The Old State House on The Green in Dover. Download your passport today and start discovering what makes the First State great!
For TEACHERS: Download our Field Trip Brochure
Our First State Heritage Park Field Trip Brochure will help you plan and schedule a terrific trip for your students. Best of all, site access, tours, and programs are all FREE!