Comfort Inn & Suites Newark - Wilmington
3 Concord Lane
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: (302) 737-3900
Fax: (302) 737-2630
Scene of Battle of Cooch's Bridge, September 3, 1777 the only Revolutionary War battle fought in Delaware. Tradition tells that the new 13 flag, the Stars and Stripes, was unfurled in this battle.
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.
Pencader Heritage Museum is a history museum which displays the life of people of Pencader centuries ago. This museum talks about the World War I and II and showcases artifacts and photographs from that period. It also has a designated area named ‘Please Touch’ where you are allowed to touch the displayed materials. This is a must visit place for the history and culture enthusiasts.
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.
Spread across 850 acres (343.983 hectares) of land, Middle Run Valley Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Newark. You will also find scenic streams and greenery all along the park. The park features nature trails ideal for spending a relaxing day at.
Mineralogical Museum was built in 1964 and showcases an outstanding mineral specimen collection. Located in the university, this museum is also used by students to study minerals. In addition to the regional minerals, this museum houses the an exceptional collection of minerals gifted by Irene Du Pont, George Federick Kunz and other veterans.
Orville Clark Park is a small (0.8 acres or 0.323749 hectares) park and is ideal for a family day out. This level wooded park features play areas for children and nature and walking trails. This beautiful park with magnificent stream views is ideal for a relaxing day with your loved ones.
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.
The park offers the Carpenter Recreation center, the pristine White Clay Creek Preserve and the peaceful trails of Possum Hill along with many fishing spots for people of all ages to enjoy.
This monument sits mainly in the state of Delaware but also extends into Pennsylvania. The monument memorializes Delaware's role in American history as the first state to ratify the constitution. The monument contains several different historic sites including the Dover Green, Woodlawn Tract and the New Castle Sheriff's House. The various sites chronicle the initial settlement of Delaware by various different Europeans, as well as recognizing their interactions with the Native Americans of the area.
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.