Picture of Port Penn Interpretive Center

Port Penn Interpretive Center


Port Penn Interpretive Center

The Port Penn Interpretive Center is located in the village of Port Penn, about four miles south of Delaware City. The Center offers displays and programs which explain the folklife of the historic wetland communities along the shores of the Delaware. Programs and self-guided walking tours featuring the historic homes of Port Penn and the scenic marshlands surrounding the town are available.

Featured Program: Treasures of the Delaware Public Archives

This special presentation showcases the wide variety of the documents and photographs of the documents and photographs preserved at the Delaware Public Archives which tell the story of the First State's rich history and culture. Some of the items presented have had a significant impact on the social, economic, and political lives of Delawareans while other images reflect the joys and concerns that take place in everyday Delaware life. This program will be presented at the Port Penn Interpretive Center by Tom Summers of the Delaware Public Archives. Free Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 8/17/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/17/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Treasures of the Delaware Public Archives This special presentation showcases the wide variety of the documents and photographs of the documents and photographs preserved at the Delaware Public Archives which tell the story of the First State's rich history and culture. Some of the items presented have had a significant impact on the social, economic, and political lives of Delawareans while other images reflect the joys and concerns that take place in everyday Delaware life. This program will be presented at the Port Penn Interpretive Center by Tom Summers of the Delaware Public Archives. Free Port Penn Interpretive Center


Upcoming Events

Treasures of the Delaware Public Archives

Saturday, August 17, 2019

2:00 PM

This special presentation will showcase the wide variety of the documents and photographs preserved at the Delaware Public Archives which tell the story of the First State’s rich history and culture. Some of the items presented have had a significant impact on the social, economic, and political lives of Delawareans while other images reflect the joys and concerns that take place in everyday Delaware life. This program will be presented at the Port Penn Interpretive Center by Tom Summers of the Delaware Public Archives.

Add to Calendar 8/17/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/17/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Treasures of the Delaware Public Archives This special presentation will showcase the wide variety of the documents and photographs preserved at the Delaware Public Archives which tell the story of the First State’s rich history and culture. Some of the items presented have had a significant impact on the social, economic, and political lives of Delawareans while other images reflect the joys and concerns that take place in everyday Delaware life. This program will be presented at the Port Penn Interpretive Center by Tom Summers of the Delaware Public Archives. Port Penn Interpretive Center

Lantern Tour of Port Penn

Saturday, August 31, 2019

7:30 PM

Visit Port Penn by lantern-light! Come hear the stories of the town and the people who built it and make it special.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 7:30:00 PM 8/31/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour of Port Penn Visit Port Penn by lantern-light! Come hear the stories of the town and the people who built it and make it special. Port Penn Interpretive Center