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Delaware Research Services and Facilities



* Museums, Archives, Preservation

Anna Hazard Museum
17 Christian St.
Rehoboth Beach, DE
302-226-3844

Barrat's Chapel and Museum
6362 Bay Road
Frederica, DE 19946
302-335-5544
Curator: Lynn Hobbs

Bethel Heritage Museum
North Main St.
Bethel, DE
302-875-5425

Biggs Museum of American Art
P.O. Box 711
Dover, DE 19903
302-674-2111
http://www.biggsmuseum.org

Bowers Beach Maritime Museum
Main and Williams St.
North Bowers Beach, DE 19946

Bridgeville Firehouse Museum
102 William St.
Bridgeville, DE
302-337-7600

Cannonball House Museum
Front and Bank St.
Lewes, DE
302-645-8073

Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village
866 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
302-734-1618
http://www.agriculturalmuseum.org

Delaware Archaeology Museum
316 S. Governor's Ave.
Dover, DE 19903
302-739-4266
http://www.destatemuseums.org

Delaware Aviation Museum
Georgetown Airport
21513 Rudder Lane
Georgetown, DE
302-854-0244

Delaware Museum of Small Town Life
316 S. Governor's Ave.
Dover, DE 19903
302-739-4266
http://www.destatemuseums.org

Delaware State Archives
Hall Of Records/Bureau of Archives and Records Management
Duke of York & Legislative Ave.
Dover, DE 19901
302-674-5680
http://state.de.us/archives/archives.html

Delaware State Police Museum and Educational Center
1425 N. Dupont Highway
P.O. Box 430
Dover, DE 19903-0430
302-739-7700

Delmar Caboose
Railroad St.
Delmar, DE

Delmarva Shipwreck and Historical Museum
708 Ocean Highway
Fenwick Island, DE 19944
302-539-9366
http://www.beach-net.com/discoversea/coverlet.html

Fenwick Island Lighthouse
Route 54
Fenwick Island, DE
302-539-2100.

First State Heritage Park
152 South State St.
Dover, DE 19901
302-739-9194
http://www.destateparks.com/heritagepark/

Fisher-Martin House
120 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE
302-645-8073

Governor William Ross Plantation
N. Pine St.
Seaford, DE
302-629-9690

Harrington Museum and Railroad Museum
108-110 Fleming St.
P.O. Box 64
Harrington, DE 19952
302-398-3698

The Homestead Mansion
12 Dodds Lane
Henlopen Acres, DE
302-227-8408

Indian River Life Saving Museum
Route 1
Indian River, DE
302-227-0478

John Dickinson Plantation
340 Kitts Hummock Rd
Dover, DE 19901
302-739-3277
http://www.destatemuseums.org

Johnson Victrola Museum
406 Federal St.
Dover, DE 19901
302-739-4266
http://www.destatemuseums.org

Lewes Historical Complex
110 Shipcarpenter St.
Lewes, DE
302-645-7670

Lydia B. Cannon Museum
210-212 Union St.
Milton, DE
302-684-8676

Messick Agriculture Museum, Inc.
325 Walt Messick Rd.
Harrington, DE 19952
302-398-3729

Milford Museum
121 S. Walnut St.
Milford, DE 19963
302-424-1080

Nanticoke Indian Museum
Route 24
Oak Orchard, DE
302-945-7022

Nutter Marvel Carriage Museum
302-855-9660

Parson Thorne Mansion
501 N.W. Front St.
Milford, DE 19963
302-422-3115

Seaford Museum
New St.
Seaford, DE
302-628-9828

Smyrna Museum
11 S. Main St.
Smyrna, DE 19977
302-653-1320

State of Delaware Museums & Historic Sites
http://www.destatemuseums.org/museums/default.shtml

Treasures of the Sea
Route 18
Georgetown, DE
302-856-5700

World War II Observation Tower
Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes, DE
302-645-8983

Zwaanendael Museum
Kings Highway and Savannah Rd
Lewes, DE
302-645-1148

* Historical, Genealogical, Lineage Societies

Delaware Genealogical Society
505 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801-3091
President: John C. Lewis
http://delgensoc.org/

Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1787
Dover, DE 19903-1787
Web: www.downstatedegenealogists.org
Email: info@downstatedegenealogists.org

Historical Society of Delaware
Old Town Hall
505 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-655-7161
fax: 302-655-7844
http://www.hsd/org

Laurel Historical Society
P.O. Box 102
Laurel, DE 19956
302-875-1344

* Libraries

State Library of Delaware
43 S. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
302-739-6787
http://www.lib.de.us/libraries/de-libs/state.html

Sussex County Department of Libraries
P.O. Box 589
Georgetown, DE 19947
302-855-7890
http://www.sussex.lib.de.us/index.html

University of Delaware Library
181 South College Ave.
Newark, DE 19717-5267
302-831-2965
http://www.lib.udel.edu/

* State Vital Statistics & County Courts

Clerk of Peace (Sussex Cty, DE)
County Administration Building
Georgetown, DE 19947
302-855-7834

State of Delaware
Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
Bureau of Archives and Records Management
Hall of Records
P.O. Box 1401
Dover, DE 19901
(these records are prior to 6/13/1921)
302-739-5318

State of Delaware
Vital Statistics
Division of Public Health
PO Box 637
Dover, DE 19903
302-739-4701
(Certified birth & death certificates)
$6.00 1st catalog, $4,00 each add'l





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