• New Castle Court House - NPS

    First State

    National Monument DE,PA

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How to Donate
Your donation will directly help to protect First State National Monument and to enhance services to the public. Philanthropic contributions make a significant difference and we both welcome and are grateful for your support.

Donations may be sent to:
Superintendent
First State National Monument
National Park Service
c/o New Castle Court House Museum
211 Delaware Street
New Castle, DE 19720

(302) 824-3530

Did You Know?

Black and white illustration of John Hunn

Abolitionists Thomas Garret and John Hunn were tried in 1848 in the New Castle Court House in Delaware for violating the Fugitive Slave Act. Found guilty, they were fined thousands of dollars, lost their homes and businesses, but vowed to continue the fight against slavery regardless of the cost.