First State Heritage Park


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First State Heritage Park


Facilities:Historical and cultural sites in Dover; visitor center, exhibits.
Activities:Self-guided and guided tours.
Special Features:Established by Governor Ruth Ann Minner in 2004, Park represents a partnership between the Delaware Dept of State, the Delaware Dept of Natural Resources & Environmental Control, and the Delaware Economic Development Office. The state's first "park without boundaries" links historical and cultural sites within the capital city of Dover. Included among the sites are Legislative Hall, the Delaware Public Archives, State House Museum, Museum Square, Biggs Museum of American Art, Woodburn/Hall House (governor's residence), and the Delaware State Visitor Center.
Address:c/o Delaware Division of Parks & Recreation
152 S State St
Dover, DE 19901

Phone:302-739-9194
Web: www.destateparks.com/heritagepark

See other parks in Delaware.
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Each month during First Saturdays in the First State, the First State Heritage Park offers a variety of free programs at each of the parks partner sites, including tours of the two capitol buildings in Delawares capital city the Old State House and Legislative Hall hourly walking tours leaving from the John Bell House, and the monthly Biggs Kids program at the Biggs Museum of American Art.
Centrally-located free parking is available at the First State Heritage Park Welcome Center and Galleries, located at 121 Martin Luther King Jr.
DNRECs First State Heritage Parks monthly First Saturday in the First State will host Black Migrations, Urban Realities for the African-American Community in Delaware, and other programs as a part of African-American History Month.