Quality Inn & Suites Skyways
147 N. Dupont Hwy.
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 328-6666
Fax: (302) 322-3791
147 N. Dupont Hwy., New Castle, DE, US, 19720
- Phone: (302) 328-6666
- Fax: (302) 322-3791
A small ticket office that occupied several places before being placed near Battery Park in 1950. The railroad is pre-Civil War era and was pulled by the steam locomotive Deleware.
This 18th-century mansion is a majestic sight of excellent Georgian architecture. With a tag of rich history, Amstel House is a must watch in the city. Call ahead for details.
Catering to the 250 Episcopalians or so, the Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green is the only one in the New Castle region. Calm surroundings, quaint interiors and spiritual atmosphere make the church one of the must visit attractions when in the city.
The Read House and Garden is a 14,000 square-feet mansion with twenty two rooms, thus, being the largest mansion built in the state of Delaware. The mansion was built in the early 19th Century and depicts the luxuriant life of aristocrats in Delaware in that period. One will also notice cutting edge technology that was being used back then in their kitchen such as hot-air roasting ovens and steam tables. The garden is full of rare and exotic plants and trees. The Read House and Garden is a must visit to know the local culture as well. To know more about this venue, do visit their website.
Built in 1750, the Hale-Byrnes House is a historic structure located at the edge of Highway 7 and Highway 4. The house is known for the council that was held by George Washington during the Battle of Cooch's Bridge. The house is now open as a museum for visitors to get acquainted with the history of the place.
A redeveloped area of a former shipyard located on the bank of the Christina River, the Riverfront Wilmington holds an important position in the city's itinerary. This huge expanse of well-planned land gives you a glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle that the city enjoys with its upscale restaurants, bars, nightclubs, apartments and condominiums. Apart from that, the Riverfront Wilmington also stands testimony to various sporting events taking place in its stadium and rowing center. The area also hosts various local cultural events that are conducted in state-of-the-art venues like the Chase Center. The glitter and lively ambiance of the Riverfront Wilmington would surely keep you spellbound. Check website to explore the rest.
The Finns Point National Cemetery is situated in Pennsville Township and is managed by Washington Crossing National Cemetery. Around 1863, the land that was developed with an intention to raise a battery, however Confederate prisoners who died during their imprisonment were buried here. With nearly 2,502 prisoners buried here, it was transformed into a burial site. In 1875, it was given the designation of national cemetery. Today, the cemetery features Union memorial, Confederate Monument and graves of prisoners of Fort Delaware.
The Port of Wilmington is the first inbound, deep-water port on the Delaware River.
Enjoy rides on authentic antique trains. There is also a visitor's center, giftshop, and snack bar.
Greenbank Mill gives visitors an opportunity to see early 19th Century Delaware. Open Friday and Saturday, or by appointment.
Finn Point’s Rear Range Light is a monumental site constructed in 1876. It is mainly situated in the Pennsville Township, Salem County in New Jersey. Built on a 0.4-acre (0.16-hectare) cover, it is a 115-foot (35-meter) tall iron tower. Steeped in immense history, the light was automated in 1939 and discontinued in 1951. At present, it is usually open on the third Sunday of every month from April to October. From 12:00p to 4:00p, a visit can be ensured. The historically-significant lighthouse was added on to the National Register of Historic Places on August 30, 1978.
Historically marks the first permanent settlement in Delaware Valley, where Swedish settlers landed in 1638.