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Directions to our partners at:

Dover Green
From New York, Philadelphia and north: From I-95 S: Merge onto I-495 S via Exit 11 (toward Port of Wilmington/Baltimore). Merge onto US-13 S via Exit 1 (toward US-40/Dover/Wilmington). Merge onto SR-1 S. Take exit 98 for SR-8 (toward Downtown Dover/Little Creek). Turn right onto N Little Creek Rd (SR-8). Turn left onto S State St. The Green is ahead.

From Washington D.C and west: Take US-50 E; Take US-301 N toward Wilmington. Turn right onto MD-302/Barclay Rd. MD-302/Barclay Rd becomes Arthursville Rd/SR-11. Turn right onto SR-44/Main Street. Turn left onto SR-8/Halltown Rd. Turn right onto S State Street. The Green is ahead.

GPS: The Green, Dover, DE 19901

New Castle Court House Museum
From New York, Philadelphia and north: From I-95 S, merge onto I-495 S via exit 11 (toward Port of Wilmington/Baltimore). Take exit 2, Terminal Avenue (toward SR-9A/Port of Wilmington).Turn right onto Terminal Avenue. Turn left onto New Castle Ave/SR-9 S. Turn left onto Delaware Street. 211 Delaware Street is on the left.

From Washington D.C and south: Take US-50 E; Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway exit on the left toward Baltimore. Merge onto MD-295 N. Merge onto I-895 N/Harbor Tunnel Throughway. I-895 N/Harbor Tunnel Throughway becomes I-95 N. Merge onto SR-273 E via exit 3A (toward Dover). Turn slight right onto Delaware Street 211 Delaware Street is on the left.

GPS: 211 Delaware Street New Castle, DE 19720

For information about Woodlawn, please visit our partners at Delaware's Brandywine Creek State Park, which is adjacent to Woodlawn.

From I-95 north and south, take exit 8B for US-202 N/Concord Pike toward Wilmington. Keep left at the fork; follow signs for Delaware 141 S and merge onto US-202 N/Concord Pike. Turn left onto Powder Mill Road. Continue onto Children's Drive. Turn right onto Rockland Road. Slight right onto Adams Dam Road. Brandywine Creek State Park will be on the right.

GPS: 47 Adams Dam Rd Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 577-3534; http://www.destateparks.com/park/brandywine-creek/directions/index.asp

Did You Know?

Black and white illustration of Peter Minuet

Peter Minuit—formerly director general of the Dutch New Netherland colony—led Swedish colonists to present day Wilmington, Delaware, and established New Sweden on the Christina River.