Presentation: "Robert May & Co."

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Learn about the latest research discoveries concerning the elusive Robert May & Company, the late eighteenth century contractor of the grand William Corbit House on the Appoquinimink. 

Until now historians were skeptical and unaware of his whereabouts in the vicinity of Cantwell’s Bridge (later Odessa). New research has verified who the so-called “English Architect” was and the circumstances of his life story in the region.  Attend this fascinating presentation to unearth more about the National Historic Landmark, Corbit-Sharp House in beautiful Odessa, Delaware.

Photo: Late 18th century portrait painting of the Scottish architect, James Craig by David Allan