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Spring 2021

Upcoming Events

Mar 02 - Mar 02, 2021 | 9:45 am

Historic Odessa reopens for Spring on March 2. HOF is open to the public March through December, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM – 4:30 PM and...

Mar 02 - Mar 28, 2021 | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

The Historic Odessa Foundation is pleased to announce the first art exhibit of the year titled, Our Delaware:  Local Art Collected by HOF Staff...

Mar 04 - Mar 05, 2021 | 6:00 pm

Do More 24 Delaware is a 24 hour day of giving designed to help nonprofits raise more money and engage new donors. The First State’s largest day...

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. 


Jan 1, 2020

H. Rodney Sharp (1880-1968), newly graduated from Delaware College (now the University of Delaware), came to Odessa in 1900 to teach at the Academy, a...Read more

Mar 3, 2020

Early 19th century Americans desired to create small indoor gardens of potted plants for pleasure and for decoration. Growing small flowering plants throughout the winter was...Read more


Historic Odessa Brewfest

Historic Odessa Brewfest

The Historic Odessa Brewfest returns September 11, 2021