18th Century Life
Five historic houses. Nearly 30 acres of surrounding property, outbuildings, and gardens. An outstanding private collection of household furnishings, fine and decorative arts. And programs and tours that bring this 18th-century enclave to life, all year long. Learn More »
John Goodier was first introduced to Odessa when he married Marjorie Loven in November of 1963. John claims that when he met Margie, he knew instantly he was going to marry her. That was 53 years ago. However, as John eventually came to find out, his connection to Odessa really began in the early nineteenth century. John’s mother was a Jefferis and it was one of her ancestors that married David Wilson of Cantwell’s Bridge in 1808!
Don't miss out on this amazing, one-time offer! Become a Historic Odessa Contributor Member to support the preservation efforts of the homes, grounds, collections and colonial legacy of Odessa, Delaware. Not only will you be part of conserving Odessa's storied history, but also you'll receive a free ticket to the 4th Annual Odessa Brewfest on September 9, 2017.
The Board of Directors have announced that the Historic Odessa Foundation just recently acquired the forty-two acre field in front of the Corbit-Sharp House adjacent to the Appoquinimink River. The land was originally acquired by H. Rodney Sharp during his restoration efforts in Historic Odessa in the first half of the 20th-century.
Take a quick tour of the Houses of Historic Odessa.