News & Press

May 31, 2017
4:30PM to 5:00PM

Join us every Wednesday to walk a mile in Odessa and see the sights! All are welcome; please meet at the Visitors Center!

Jun 1, 2017
9:00AM to 10:00AM

Meghan will guide you through a Vinyasa Flow  (breath linked movement) class each Thursday morning in the beautiful Visitor's Center, 201 Main St., Odessa. Beginners are always encouraged to try their first class here in our non-judgmental and welcoming community.

May 30, 2017
7:00PM to 8:00PM

Meghan will guide you through a Vinyasa Flow  (breath linked movement) class each Tuesday evening in the beautiful Visitor's Center, 201 Main St., Odessa. Beginners are always encouraged to try their first class here in our non-judgmental and welcoming community.

Oct 3, 2017 10:00AM to Dec 31, 2017 4:30PM

Maps capture our imagination, whether as evidence of exploration or records of geography and civilization.  H. Rodney Sharp, who preserved many of the historic houses in Odessa, was a passionate collector of maps focusing on images of the Mid-Atlantic.

May 21, 2017
1:30PM to 3:00PM

Kitchen gardens were an essential part of daily life in historic Odessa.  Walk through the Collins-Sharp garden and explore the wide range of plants which were cultivated for use in cooking, medicines and even the cleaning bucket.  Gather herbs and flowers to create your own 18th century sachet. 

Cost is $5 for each participant/free to members. 

May 27, 2017
5:00PM to 9:00PM

The Cantwell's Tavern Patio Party is back! On Saturday, May 27, you can enjoy grilling on the patio with special menu at Cantwell's Tavern and a Tap Takeover by Mispillion Brewing Co. There will also be live music for you to enjoy from 5 - 8pm.

May 21, 2017
6:00PM to 10:00PM

On Sunday, May 21, from 6 - 10pm you can bring your own blanket and join an outdoor movie with your family. Beer and wine will be for sale and the Roaming Raven Food Truck will be offering your favorite foods!

Jun 1, 2017
6:00PM to 7:00PM

On June 1st, renound photogrpaher Kevin Fleming will conduct a gallery tour of his photography exhibit at the Historic Odessa Foundation’s Visitors Center. This presentation is in conjunction with the amazing photography exhibit, Definitely Delaware: Photographs by Kevin Fleming

May 6, 2017
10:00AM to 5:00PM

On May 6th, in conjunction with the photography exhibit, Definitely Delaware: Photographs by Kevin Fleming, the award winning photographer Kevin Fleming will host a full day photography seminar at the Historic Odessa Foundation.

Mar 14, 2017
10:00AM to 4:30PM

Due to the impending snow storm, Historic Odessa will be closed on Tuesday, March 14. Please check back for an update on Wednesday's hours. Stay safe!

Apr 6, 2017
6:00PM to 8:00PM

Plan to meet the renowned Delaware photographer, Kevin Fleming at his photography exhibition of beautiful Delaware photographs at the Historic Odessa Foundation.  In conjunction with the photography exhibit, Definitely Delaware: Photographs by Kevin Fleming, the photographer will be in attendance to give brief remarks and take questions related to the exhibition. 

Mar 9, 2017 5:00PM

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. 

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