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Fort Delaware State Park


Covid-19 Information

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Delaware State Parks are implementing precautions against the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) consistent with guidance from state and federal health agencies. As part of our proactive and preventive efforts to keep communities and employees safe, we are not accepting new reservations for Fort Delaware ferry tickets at this time.

For more information, visit our Covid-19 Information page

Updated 12:21 p.m. 3/22/20

Park History

The State of Delaware deeded Pea Patch Island, located in the Delaware River between Delaware and New Jersey, to the U.S. government in 1813, and construction of Fort Delaware was completed around 1859.

Arriving at Pea Patch Island

Originally built to protect the ports of Wilmington and Philadelphia, Pea Patch Island also became a Union prison camp during the Civil War, housing up to as many as 12,595 Confederate prisoners of war at one time. Manned only briefly during World Wars I and II, the island and fort were finally abandoned and declared surplus property in 1944, when ownership was transferred back to the State of Delaware. Fort Delaware became a state park in 1951.

Featured Program: 2020 Season Opening - CANCELLED

Come out opening weekend and experience Fort Delaware for yourself! Programs include musketry and cannon demonstration and the Pea Patch History Tour. Purchase tickets in advance online or at our ticket office in Delaware City. Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM

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Add to Calendar 4/25/2020 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: 2020 Season Opening - CANCELLED Come out opening weekend and experience Fort Delaware for yourself! Programs include musketry and cannon demonstration and the Pea Patch History Tour. Purchase tickets in advance online or at our ticket office in Delaware City. Fort Delaware State Park


Fort Delaware Today

Today, costumed interpreters take you back to the summer of 1864 -- tour the parade ground, officers' quarters, barracks, kitchen, blacksmith shop and ordnance room, hear stories of great escapes, and watch as the Fort's Columbiad cannon fires a live gunpowder charge! Engage with fort historians dressed in period clothing, and hear stories of those who lived at the fort in 1864. Fort Delaware is well-known for “ghostly” activity and has been featured on Ghost Hunters and other television shows. Paranormal tours are offered in the fall.

The Heronry

Pea Patch Island is a summer home to nine different species of herons, egrets, and ibis. The remote marshes provide an outstanding habitat for one of the largest wading bird nesting areas on the East Coast. A hiking trail and its observation platform provide opportunities for photography and nature study. The Prison Camp Trail traverses part of this area and features a bird observation tower along the trail.

Planning Your Visit

  • Access to Pea Patch Island and Fort Delaware is by ferry only. The ticket office and ferry dock are located at 45 Clinton Street in Delaware City.
  • Advance ferry tickets are available online. Click here to reserve your tickets.
  • Same day tickets may be purchased on a first-come, first-served basis at our ticket office. Call (302) 834-7941 for availability.
  • Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by someone 18 or older during their visit to Fort Delaware.
  • Leave pets and alcoholic beverages at home.
  • Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes -- the ground on the island is uneven in places, and you will also be asked to step onto wet biomats to prevent spreading of spores. White-Nose Syndrome, a fungal disease that does not affect humans but is deadly to bats. Bats are vitally important to our ecology; they help to control pests and are important pollinators. White-Nose Syndrome has been confirmed at Fort Delaware.
  • Private boats including kayaks and canoes, are not permitted to dock on Pea Patch Island.

Ferry Schedule

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Dates
  • April 25 – June 13: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays
  • June 14 – Sept. 4: Wednesday through Sunday and Holidays
  • Sept. 5 – Sept. 30: Saturday and Sunday
  • Oct 1 – April 24: Closed

*School Group tours by reservation only on weekdays in April, May, Sept. and Oct.

*Paranormal tours by reservation only on Friday and Saturday evenings in Oct.

Ferry Departure Times

Ferry operates 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ticket sales end five (5) minutes before each ferry departure time. Tickets for the last tour of the day end at 3 p.m. Please plan your arrival accordingly.

Ferry Departures from Delaware City to Fort Delaware and Fort Mott
10 a.m. Continues to Fort Mott 1 p.m.
11 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. 2 p.m. Continues to Fort Mott
12 p.m. Continues to Fort Mott 3 p.m. Last Ferry to Fort Delaware
  4 p.m. Return to Ft. Mott only

Departures from Fort Delaware to Delaware City Times listed are for tram departures from the Fort to the ferry dock
11 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. 3 p.m.
1 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
  4:30 p.m.

Ferry Departures from Fort Mott to Fort Delaware and Delaware City
10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. Last Ferry to Fort Delaware
12:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Return to Delaware City Only
 

Ferry Departures from Fort Delaware to Fort Mott
12 p.m. 4 p.m. Last Ferry to Fort Mott
2 p.m.  

Upcoming Events

Intro to Fort Delaware - CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

6:00 PM

Ever wonder what Fort Delaware is all about? Come find out in this special program! We will talk about how Fort Delaware was built, and why, and about its special use during the American Civil War. This program will be held at the Brandywine Hundred Library.

Add to Calendar 4/14/2020 6:00:00 PM 4/14/2020 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Fort Delaware - CANCELLED Ever wonder what Fort Delaware is all about? Come find out in this special program! We will talk about how Fort Delaware was built, and why, and about its special use during the American Civil War. This program will be held at the Brandywine Hundred Library. Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 25, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 4/25/2020 11:15:00 AM 4/25/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 25, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 4/25/2020 12:15:00 PM 4/25/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 25, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 4/25/2020 2:15:00 PM 4/25/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED

Sunday, April 26, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 4/26/2020 11:15:00 AM 4/26/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED

Sunday, April 26, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 4/26/2020 12:15:00 PM 4/26/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED

Sunday, April 26, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 4/26/2020 2:15:00 PM 4/26/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 2, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/2/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/2/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 2, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/2/2020 12:15:00 PM 5/2/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 2, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/2/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/2/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED

Sunday, May 3, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/3/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/3/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED

Sunday, May 3, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/3/2020 12:15:00 PM 5/3/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED

Sunday, May 3, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/3/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/3/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 9, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/9/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/9/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 9, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/9/2020 12:15:00 PM 5/9/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED

Saturday, May 9, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/9/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/9/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED

Sunday, May 10, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/10/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/10/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour - CANCELLED Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED

Sunday, May 10, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/10/2020 12:15:00 PM 5/10/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration - CANCELLED Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED

Sunday, May 10, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/10/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/10/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration - CANCELLED The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Featured Program: Armed Forces Day at Fort Delaware

Saturday, May 16, 2020

10:00 AM

In celebration of Armed Forces Day, we are inviting all those who have served in our nation's military to Fort Delaware. On this day, anyone with a military ID will get into the park for free! You must check in at our ticket office to get the free ticket.

Add to Calendar 5/16/2020 10:00:00 AM 5/16/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Armed Forces Day at Fort Delaware In celebration of Armed Forces Day, we are inviting all those who have served in our nation's military to Fort Delaware. On this day, anyone with a military ID will get into the park for free! You must check in at our ticket office to get the free ticket. Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour

Saturday, May 16, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/16/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/16/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration

Saturday, May 16, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/16/2020 12:15:00 PM 5/16/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration

Saturday, May 16, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/16/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/16/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour

Sunday, May 17, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/17/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/17/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration

Sunday, May 17, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/17/2020 12:15:00 PM 5/17/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration

Sunday, May 17, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/17/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/17/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour

Saturday, May 23, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/23/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/23/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration

Saturday, May 23, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/23/2020 12:15:00 PM 5/23/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration

Saturday, May 23, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/23/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/23/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour

Sunday, May 24, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/24/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/24/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration

Sunday, May 24, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/24/2020 12:15:00 PM 5/24/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration

Sunday, May 24, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/24/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/24/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour

Monday, May 25, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/25/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/25/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration

Monday, May 25, 2020

12:15 PM

Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/25/2020 12:15:00 PM 5/25/2020 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Discover how a 32-pounder seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration

Monday, May 25, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/25/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/25/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour

Saturday, May 30, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/30/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/30/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration

Saturday, May 30, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/30/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/30/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

Escape Fort Delaware: The Disloyalty Files

Saturday, May 30, 2020

5:00 PM

Our Escape Room program is back by popular demand! In this program, you will become a prisoner at fort Delaware, and will have to use your wits and your keen eye for detail to figure out how to escape. Are you smart enough to make it? Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com .

Add to Calendar 5/30/2020 5:00:00 PM 5/30/2020 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Escape Fort Delaware: The Disloyalty Files Our Escape Room program is back by popular demand! In this program, you will become a prisoner at fort Delaware, and will have to use your wits and your keen eye for detail to figure out how to escape. Are you smart enough to make it? Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com . Fort Delaware State Park

Pea Patch History Tour

Sunday, May 31, 2020

11:15 AM

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission.

Add to Calendar 5/31/2020 11:15:00 AM 5/31/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This program is a great starting place for the rest of our events.Free with admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Musketry Demonstration

Sunday, May 31, 2020

2:15 PM

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission

Add to Calendar 5/31/2020 2:15:00 PM 5/31/2020 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Free with admission Fort Delaware State Park

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