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
Spring Events at First State NHP
Enjoy the sunshine on your face and take in the different fresh flowers throughout the seven sites.
Explore The Seven Sites
Discover what you can do at each of the sites on a regular occurrence or see above for special events happening throughout the year.
Places to Go
First State NHP has much to offer history buffs and nature enthusiasts alike with treasured sites throughout the state of Delaware.
Last updated: February 25, 2019