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New Castle Court House, New Castle

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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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  • this was a short history "tour" and was well done. We thought the guide was well informed and helped us enjoy the history of New Castle. 
    this was a short history "tour" and was well done. We thought the guide was well informed and helped us enjoy the history of New Castle.  more »
  • Kimberly as our docent was very well versed on Delaware history. She brought to life colonial era history and how certain things are still in our society based on these roots. Three stories of the.....  more
    Kimberly as our docent was very well versed on Delaware history. She brought to life colonial era history and how certain things are still in our society based on these roots. Three stories of the.....  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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