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Upcoming Events

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

The Historic Odessa Foundation is proud to showcase the creative talents of students from the Appoquinimink School District’s Middletown High...

May 04 - Jun 27, 2021 | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

The Historic Odessa Foundation is pleased to present a colorful late spring and early summer art exhibition titled Potpourri of the Palette: ...

May 08 - May 08, 2021 | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Bring the whole family and explore the role of children in the colonial kitchen and garden.

May 13 - May 13, 2021 | 6:00 pm

Be introduced to the talented artist whose vibrant artworks are on display at the Historic Odessa Foundation’s Visitor Center. 

18th Century Life

Five historic houses. More than 70 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. 

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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

Jul 7, 2020

Discover the vibrant pastel portraits by the Wilmington artist Paul Simon in his solo exhibition at the Historic Odessa Foundation’s Visitor Center.  His timely subjects...Read more

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Historic Odessa Brewfest

Historic Odessa Brewfest

The Historic Odessa Brewfest returns September 11, 2021