“Holidays at Hagley” Exhibit

Dec 21, 2014 - Jan 6, 2015

The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the celebration of Twelfth Night. Dried flowers, greenery, fruits, and other natural materials create a beautiful holiday ambiance accentuated by soft lights and Christmas music. This year’s exhibit is inspired by...

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Families can explore Hagley’s 235-acre site with a backpack of holiday activities. Kids can do a scavenger hunt through the property, make a calling card, and decorate a historic parlor on a magnetic board. Backpacks may be checked out at the Visitors Center. Included in admission and free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Closed December 25.  

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Enjoy a rare opportunity to see Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America, dressed for the holidays and illuminated with softly glowing lights. Fresh greenery, poinsettias, and dried flower arrangements adorn holiday displays throughout the residence. Tours begin at the Visitor Center. Reservations requested. Call 302-658-2400, ext. 261. Tours begin at 5, 5:30, and 6...

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Enjoy a rare opportunity to see Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America, dressed for the holidays and illuminated with softly glowing lights. Fresh greenery, poinsettias, and dried flower arrangements adorn holiday displays throughout the residence. Tours begin at the Visitor Center. Reservations requested. Call 302-658-2400, ext. 261. Tours begin at 5, 5:30, and 6...

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The 42nd Annual Christmas Tour of Lewes is December 5 from 10:00am-4:00pm. This self-guided tour, gives the Society a chance to show off its historic houses decorated for the season. In addition, several private homes are selected each year to bring even more Yuletide cheer to our quaint town on the bay. During the tour, come by the Lewes Historic Complex at Third and Shipcarpenter Street for...

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