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Upcoming Events

April 2015

Mar 1, 2015 10:00AM to May 17, 2015 4:30PM

Discover highlights of the rich history awaiting visitors to this charming Delaware River community that flourished as a marketing hub from the mid-18th through early 19th centuries. William Corbit and David Wilson, patriarchs of two of the town’s most prosperous families, built magnificent houses and filled them with the outward trappings of their success.

Apr 1, 2015 11:00AM to 12:00PM

Open to all current and new docents.  If you’ve ever wondered  “what is that????” in our kitchens, join us as we unlock the mysteries of 18th century kitchen tools and equipment.

Apr 8, 2015 10:30AM to 11:30AM

For more information, please call (302) 378-4119.

Apr 10, 2015 9:00AM to 1:00PM

Join us for a school tour sampler designed just for homeschoolers.  Take your family back in time to explore the 18th century in colonial Odessa.  Our site offers a unique and well-documented picture of early American life in our interactive, hands-on educational workshops.  In the spring, we feature: Artisan Apprentice, School Days, 18th century Hearth Cooking, Wilson Store.

Apr 15, 2015 10:30AM to 11:30AM

For more information, please call (302) 378-4119.

Apr 22, 2015 10:30AM to 11:30AM

For more information, please call (302) 378-4119.

Apr 26, 2015 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Come Fly a Kite on the Lawn of the Corbit House.

You can bring your own kite and start flying or you can make one with us and see if it flies!

Photo Caption: This souvenir spoon c. 1860-1910, was made in Philadelphia and depicts Benjamin Franklin with kite in hand. From the HOF Mary Corbit Warner collection.


Apr 28, 2015 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Take and architectural tour of the National Historic Landmark, Corbit-Sharp House while in the comforts of the meeting room at the Visitor’s Center (Bank Building).  During this presentation discover the outstanding exterior and interior classic architectural details up close and learn about the possible sources used by the architect.  Participants (HOF volunteers) will confirm their facts and/

Apr 30, 2015 10:00AM to 3:00PM

Please join us for a special lecture highlighting the diversity of the collections, new findings, and a few surprises!