Famous as the First State to ratify the Constitution, Delaware was born out of a conflict among three world powers for dominance of the Delaware Valley. From this beginning, the region developed a distinct character that tolerated diversity in religion and national origin and valued independence.
From First Settlement to First State
Winter Events at First State NHP
Stay warm this winter by exploring your National Park and attending seasonal events at any of the seven sites.
Last updated: December 1, 2017