HOF reopens for Spring tours, along with new hours!
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.
2015 promises to be an exciting year for the Historic Odessa Foundation!
Please join us for a Welcome Back Brunch on Monday, March 2nd at 10am in the Bank.
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By Invitation Only!
Celebrate Women’s History Month as we examine the lives of three 18th and 19th century Odessa women: Ann Jefferis Wilson-- a Quaker wife, mother and religious activist, Alice Murray-- a loyal indentured servant to the Corbit family and Molly Warner-- a young, privileged Quaker girl who grew up to become one of the first private historic house preservationists in Delaware. Join us after the pr
Please join us in the Collins House for our annual breakfast and a look back at last year’s school program. Bring your appetites, ideas and suggestions! RSVP 302-378-5562
Designated areas will be set aside for two age groups: Pre-K through 2nd grade and 3rd through 5th grades. Following the hunt, age-appropriate crafts will be held in the Wilson-Warner Barn. Refreshments will also be served. Reservation required. Free and open to the public! For reservations, please call (302) 378-4119.
This presentation explores the various lives of six generations of the same Quaker clan who first settled in Cantwell’s Bridge, Delaware in or about 1630 and continues through the last generation of this prominent family to call the town of Odessa home.
This presentation explores the various lives of six generations of the same Quaker clan who first settled in Cantwell’s Bridge, Delaware in or about 1630 and continues through the last generation of this prominent family to call the town of Odessa home. Join Debbie Buckson, Executive Director of the Historic Odessa Foundation for an intimate view of the Corbit’s of Odessa: One Delaware Family.