• New Castle Court House - NPS

    First State

    National Monument DE,PA

Fees & Reservations

There are no fees to visit First State National Monument. Some partner sites may charge fees for some services.

Did You Know?

Detail historic map of Delaware and the surrounding region

Delaware was originally part of the land grant from England’s King Charles II in gratitude for Sir Admiral William Penn’s loyal service. Known as the “Lower Three Counties” Kent, New Castle, and Sussex Counties broke ties with Pennsylvania on June 15, 1776 and became a separate state.