News & Press

May 9, 2018 6:00PM

The Historic Odessa Foundation is pleased to announce As Precious as Gold: A History of Tea Caddies from The Bramble Collection, a temporary exhibition that includes 18th and 19th century tea caddies from the vast Bramble collection, opening on April 3, and continuing through August 26, 2018.  The collection was built over two generations and features more than 400 examples, spanning the period from 1700 to the present.  

Dec 29, 2018 10:00AM

Top off your holiday tour at the Collins-Sharp House as the Historic Odessa hearth cooks prepare delicious 18th century recipes typically enjoyed during the holiday season. The crackle of logs on the fire, the sweet smells of apples and cinnamon, a mouthwatering chicken roasting over the coals are the sights sounds and taste of this holiday feast.

Jul 14, 2018 7:30PM

The Dover English Country Dancers and The Historic Odessa Foundation Request the honor of your presence at their 11th annual Colonial Dance! Members and the public are invited to participate in learning colonial dances that were popular in the 18th Century. 

Mar 12, 2018 10:00AM

2018 promises to be an exciting year for the Historic Odessa Foundation! Please join us for a Welcome Back Brunch on Monday, March 12th at 10am in the Bank.

Apr 28, 2018 9:00AM

Join us for a school tour sampler designed just for homeschoolers.  Take your family back in time to explore the 18th century in colonial Odessa.  Our site offers a unique and well-documented picture of early American life in our interactive, hands-on educational workshops.

Oct 19, 2018 9:00AM

Join us for a school tour sampler designed just for homeschoolers.  Take your family back in time to explore the 18th century in colonial Odessa.  Our site offers a unique and well-documented picture of early American life in our interactive, hands-on educational workshops.

Sep 27, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa. At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family.

Aug 30, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family! 

Tours leave from the Visitor’s Center.

$15 per person* – Reservations are required by calling 302-378-4119.

Jun 28, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages in the garden.

Tours leave from the Visitor’s Center.

$15 per person* – Reservations are required by calling 302-378-4119.

*Member discounts do not apply.

May 31, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family! 

Tours leave from the Visitor’s Center.

$15 per person* – Reservations are required by calling 302-378-4119.

Apr 26, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family!

Mar 29, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

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