New Castle Court House, New Castle

4.3
#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in New Castle
Government Building · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
The New Castle Court House Museum is the center of a circle with a 12-mile radius that defines most of the border between the states of Delaware and Pennsylvania and parts of the borders between Delaware and New Jersey and Maryland.
It is one of the oldest courthouses in the United States and has played a role in a number of historic events. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972. The building is also a contributing property to a second National Historic Landmark, the New Castle Historic District. It is part of First State National Historical Park.
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  • We took a tour here and just LOVED it. There were several tour guides who talked about different areas of the courthouse. With a career in the law, I loved this place! Leigh was really especially...  more »
  • We loved the history and how our tour guide -- Bob -- brought it all to life. The court house in itself is fascinating and Bob made it all the better. We left wanting to learn more!  more »
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  • Great museum but it's only lead by tour and is not free to roam.
  • Very informative historical tour and museum. So glad we could go while we were in the area

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