Amstel House Museum and Gardens, New Castle

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  • This beautiful building was apparently the epicenter of high society back in the day. It's somewhat simple architecture is also beautiful. Considered the first mansion in Delaware it was also the home...  more »
  • Large house important in the making of New Castle, Delaware. Knowledgeable tour guide. Worth your time.  more »
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  • This 1730s Georgian mansion, the Amstel House, was built by wealthiest landowner, Dr. John Finney. It features original woodwork, fine architectural details and an open hearth. A governor lived here; Delaware Signers of the Declaration of Independence stopped in here to meet with friends; George Washington attended a wedding in the parlor. Special events include A Day in Old New Castle (May), The Hauntings Tour (October) and Spirit of Christmas (December). Walk-in, guided tours are available April 1 - December 30. Museum hours: Wednesday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm. Amstel House tours begin at 10 am, Noon, and 2 pm. Sunday, 12-4. Amstel House tours begin at Noon and 2 pm. Tours are approximately 45 minutes.
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