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
Fort Christina Ribbon Cutting
Join us for the Fort Christina Ribbon Cutting and Service Project on July 19th.
First State NHP Centennial BioBlitz
Nearly 200 students joined us for the Centennial BioBlitz at First State NHP in May 2016, and inventoried more than 100 species.
New Castle Volunteer Fair
First State NHP and the New Castle Historical Society have partnered to host an open house to recruit volunteers.