John Bell House

John Bell House


John Bell House

The John Bell House, built in the mid-1700s, offers a rare look into everyday life in Dover's earliest days, as it witnessed generations of pivotal events: from marching Revolutionaries to determined Freedom Seekers and crusading suffragists. Offering living history programs, crafts and signature thematic walking tours, your Delaware capital experience begins at the John Bell House - where the size of a place doesn't reflect the scale of the stories waiting to be told.


Upcoming Events

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Friday, August 12, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Saturday, August 13, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Thursday, August 18, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Friday, August 19, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Saturday, August 20, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Colonial Trades: the Shoemaker

Saturday, August 20, 2022

The shoemaker, or cordwainer as he was often known, was an essential part of the 18th-century world. Without his functional artistry, no one could get very far! Join shoemaker, Damian Niescior at the John Bell House (43 The Green) today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as he demonstrates how shoes were painstakingly made by hand in colonial America—shoes that will ultimately end up on the feet of one of FSHP's talented interpretive staff! This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Colonial Trades: the Shoemaker The shoemaker, or cordwainer as he was often known, was an essential part of the 18th-century world. Without his functional artistry, no one could get very far! Join shoemaker, Damian Niescior at the John Bell House (43 The Green) today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as he demonstrates how shoes were painstakingly made by hand in colonial America—shoes that will ultimately end up on the feet of one of FSHP's talented interpretive staff! This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Historic Trades: Colonial Surgeon

Saturday, August 20, 2022

The Revolutionary War would ultimately kill approximately 2% of the entire population of the pre-war 13 Colonies. Attempting to stem this horrific bloodletting were the surgeons of the Continental Army who, despite handicaps in scientific knowledge, strove mightily to preserve life. Today, join a guest interpreter in exploring to tools and trade of these early surgeons and doctors. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Historic Trades: Colonial Surgeon The Revolutionary War would ultimately kill approximately 2% of the entire population of the pre-war 13 Colonies. Attempting to stem this horrific bloodletting were the surgeons of the Continental Army who, despite handicaps in scientific knowledge, strove mightily to preserve life. Today, join a guest interpreter in exploring to tools and trade of these early surgeons and doctors. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Thursday, August 25, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Friday, August 26, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Suffragist Headquarters

Friday, August 26, 2022

In the spring of 1920, the campaign for women's right to vote came to Delaware, spilling out from the halls of the Old State House and onto the Dover Green. There, ""Suffs"" and their ""Anti"" counterparts waged a war of words and roses to determine the fate of the 19th Amendment. Visit the John Bell House (43 The Green) to discover this dramatic story during the landmark crusade for Women's Rights and fashion your own rose or ribbon to display your convictions like they did over 100 years ago. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Suffragist Headquarters In the spring of 1920, the campaign for women's right to vote came to Delaware, spilling out from the halls of the Old State House and onto the Dover Green. There, ""Suffs"" and their ""Anti"" counterparts waged a war of words and roses to determine the fate of the 19th Amendment. Visit the John Bell House (43 The Green) to discover this dramatic story during the landmark crusade for Women's Rights and fashion your own rose or ribbon to display your convictions like they did over 100 years ago. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Saturday, August 27, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Suffragist Headquarters

Saturday, August 27, 2022

In the spring of 1920, the campaign for women's right to vote came to Delaware, spilling out from the halls of the Old State House and onto the Dover Green. There, ""Suffs"" and their ""Anti"" counterparts waged a war of words and roses to determine the fate of the 19th Amendment. Visit the John Bell House (43 The Green) to discover this dramatic story during the landmark crusade for Women's Rights and fashion your own rose or ribbon to display your convictions like they did over 100 years ago. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Suffragist Headquarters In the spring of 1920, the campaign for women's right to vote came to Delaware, spilling out from the halls of the Old State House and onto the Dover Green. There, ""Suffs"" and their ""Anti"" counterparts waged a war of words and roses to determine the fate of the 19th Amendment. Visit the John Bell House (43 The Green) to discover this dramatic story during the landmark crusade for Women's Rights and fashion your own rose or ribbon to display your convictions like they did over 100 years ago. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Thursday, September 1, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Friday, September 2, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Saturday, September 3, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Labor Day at First State Heritage Park

Monday, September 5, 2022

Just as the labors of everyday people have lifted up the United States since its colonial days, so too did the "Common Hands" who built Dover as it stands today. Celebrate these unsung contributions by joining one of our Common Hands: Trades of Early Dover walking tours, which will highlight the people who literally laid the foundation of the city as we know it in the 18th and early-19th centuries. These tours leave the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guided tours of Legislative Hall are also available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Labor Day at First State Heritage Park Just as the labors of everyday people have lifted up the United States since its colonial days, so too did the "Common Hands" who built Dover as it stands today. Celebrate these unsung contributions by joining one of our Common Hands: Trades of Early Dover walking tours, which will highlight the people who literally laid the foundation of the city as we know it in the 18th and early-19th centuries. These tours leave the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guided tours of Legislative Hall are also available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Thursday, September 8, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Lantern Tour: The Dover Green

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Some stories are best told after dark! Hear forgotten stories as your guide leads you into the mists of the past by lantern light. Space is limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Lantern Tours cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $10 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour: The Dover Green Some stories are best told after dark! Hear forgotten stories as your guide leads you into the mists of the past by lantern light. Space is limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Lantern Tours cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $10 per person First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Friday, September 9, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Saturday, September 10, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Girl Scouts Love State Parks!

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Welcome Girl Scouts! First State Heritage Park, the National Park Service and the Biggs Museum of Art invite you to join us for a day of learning, exploration and crafts as you experience all that our unique state park as to offer. Girl Scout Exclusive.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Girl Scouts Love State Parks! Welcome Girl Scouts! First State Heritage Park, the National Park Service and the Biggs Museum of Art invite you to join us for a day of learning, exploration and crafts as you experience all that our unique state park as to offer. Girl Scout Exclusive. First State Heritage Park

Girl Scouts Love State Parks!

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Girl Scout exclusive program* Welcome Girl Scouts! First State Heritage Park, the National Park Service and the Biggs Museum of Art invite you to join us for a day of learning, exploration and crafts as you experience all that our unique state park as to offer. Free. No registration required.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Girl Scouts Love State Parks! Girl Scout exclusive program* Welcome Girl Scouts! First State Heritage Park, the National Park Service and the Biggs Museum of Art invite you to join us for a day of learning, exploration and crafts as you experience all that our unique state park as to offer. Free. No registration required. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Friday, September 16, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Lantern Tour: Old Methodist Cemetery

Friday, September 16, 2022

Established in 1778, Dover's Methodist congregation has included many notable figures who now rest beneath the ground in this historic cemetery. Join your guide on a lantern-lit night to discover what stories and spirits may await you among the headstones. Space is limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Lantern Tours cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $10 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour: Old Methodist Cemetery Established in 1778, Dover's Methodist congregation has included many notable figures who now rest beneath the ground in this historic cemetery. Join your guide on a lantern-lit night to discover what stories and spirits may await you among the headstones. Space is limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Lantern Tours cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $10 per person First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Saturday, September 17, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Colonial Trades: Candlemaking

Saturday, September 17, 2022

It's easy for us to take for granted the lights that brighten our nights; it's only when those lights go out that we begin to experience the nocturnal world as our forebears did. In those moments when the power fails, we often turn to the same tool that they did: the flame on the end of a wax candle. Join guest interpreters from the John Dickinson Plantation as they demonstrate the process of dipping and preparing authentic beeswax candles and even have the opportunity to get hands-on with this essential colonial trade. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Colonial Trades: Candlemaking It's easy for us to take for granted the lights that brighten our nights; it's only when those lights go out that we begin to experience the nocturnal world as our forebears did. In those moments when the power fails, we often turn to the same tool that they did: the flame on the end of a wax candle. Join guest interpreters from the John Dickinson Plantation as they demonstrate the process of dipping and preparing authentic beeswax candles and even have the opportunity to get hands-on with this essential colonial trade. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Thursday, September 22, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Friday, September 23, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Lantern Tour: Presbyterian Cemetery

Friday, September 23, 2022

How a Dover hero of the Revolutionary War came home 70 years after his death is but one of the fascinating tales you'll hear on this guided tour. As the light of your flickering candle lantern illuminates centuries-old headstones, figures of the past will emerge to share their stories. Space is limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Lantern Tours cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $10 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour: Presbyterian Cemetery How a Dover hero of the Revolutionary War came home 70 years after his death is but one of the fascinating tales you'll hear on this guided tour. As the light of your flickering candle lantern illuminates centuries-old headstones, figures of the past will emerge to share their stories. Space is limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Lantern Tours cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $10 per person First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Saturday, September 24, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Thursday, September 29, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Friday, September 30, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Lantern Tour: Old Methodist Cemetery

Friday, September 30, 2022

Established in 1778, Dover's Methodist congregation has included many notable figures who now rest beneath the ground in this historic cemetery. Join your guide on a lantern-lit night to discover what stories and spirits may await you among the headstones. Space is limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Lantern Tours cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $10 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour: Old Methodist Cemetery Established in 1778, Dover's Methodist congregation has included many notable figures who now rest beneath the ground in this historic cemetery. Join your guide on a lantern-lit night to discover what stories and spirits may await you among the headstones. Space is limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Lantern Tours cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $10 per person First State Heritage Park

Daily Walking Tours and Programs

Saturday, October 1, 2022

The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Walking Tours and Programs The Dover Green has been the heart of this capital since its 18th-century founding. Led by a knowledgeable interpreter, experience the stories of the sites and people that have defined the First State experience. There is always something new to discover each time you visit First State Heritage Park! Walking tours are offered beginning at the John Bell House (43 The Green) hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. Additionally, guided tours of Legislative Hall - Delaware's current seat of government - from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday - Friday. We encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes and bring water for all walking tours. Be advised that they frequently cover uneven ground and historic cobblestones. This program is FREE to the public. First State Heritage Park

Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetery

Friday, October 7, 2022

Surrounding a church that was part of the heart of colonial city is a walled burial ground that contains the final resting place for generations of Doverites. The remarkable variety of memorials here are a backdrop for you and your guide to explore as stories from times gone by are recalled and retold. Space is limited, so book your experience today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Lantern Tours cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $10 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetery Surrounding a church that was part of the heart of colonial city is a walled burial ground that contains the final resting place for generations of Doverites. The remarkable variety of memorials here are a backdrop for you and your guide to explore as stories from times gone by are recalled and retold. Space is limited, so book your experience today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Lantern Tours cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $10 per person First State Heritage Park

Dark Dover Lantern Tour

Friday, October 28, 2022

Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green. Pre-registration is required and spaces are limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Tours cancelled for inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $15 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Dark Dover Lantern Tour Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green. Pre-registration is required and spaces are limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Tours cancelled for inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $15 per person First State Heritage Park

Dark Dover Lantern Tour

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green. Pre-registration is required and spaces are limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Tours cancelled for inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $15 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Dark Dover Lantern Tour Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green. Pre-registration is required and spaces are limited, so book today! Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program; after that, please call 302-739-9194. Tours cancelled for inclement weather may not be rescheduled. $15 per person First State Heritage Park