The American Eagle: Symbol of Freedom and Enterprise to the du Pont Family


Mar 10, 2012 to Jan 1, 2013
09:30 AM until 04:30 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).


The image of the eagle has been an important icon in the history of the du Pont family. The du Pont family came to America on the ship “American Eagle," the DuPont Company's first product was Eagle Gun Powder, and decorative arts collected by Mrs. Louise du Pont Crowninshield were adorned with eagles, a common symbolic element in Federal-style furnishings. This exhibit is on display in the du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills. Included in regular admission and tour. Free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.


Included in admission


View map Hagley Museum and LIbrary
201 Hagley Creek Road
Greenville, DE

Additional Information


658 2400


New Castle County



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