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Museum Collection

Within the museum buildings, the Historic Odessa Foundation's collection of over 7,000 objects spans an interpretive period in regional decorative arts from 1760 through 1850.

Historic Odessa Museum Collection

In addition to many pieces of original family furniture made by prominent Delaware cabinetmakers of the 18th century, the collection includes major works of regional paintings, prints, textiles, silver, pewter, and other metals.

The Foundation's collection is steeped in Delaware history and rich in the finest examples of mid-Atlantic craftsmanship.

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