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Dec 17, 2015 3:30PM to 5:30PM

Discover the inspiration behind the Christmas exhibit, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, from the curator who created the festive display. Learn how the furnishings and decorations were placed in each room vignette to recreate the holiday story.  Lewis Carroll’s classic story was published in time for Christmas in 1865.  Celebrate the story’s 150th year!

Dec 20, 2015 2:00PM to 3:30PM

August A. Imholtz, Jr. was until 2011 the Government Documents Vice President of Readex, a digital publishing company.

Dec 13, 2015 11:30AM to 12:30PM

Sneak into the museum when it is closed to the public and create an illustration directly from the Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Christmas exhibit!  To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s fantastic book, become an illustrator while drawing your own picture to commemorate your visit.  Carroll illustrated the original manuscript, but hired John Tenniel to create the classic pict

Mar 1, 2016 10:00AM to Jun 1, 2016 4:30PM

On display for the first time is a small collection of 19th century photographs depicting prominent Odessa citizens at the second floor hall of the National Historic Register Wilson-Warner House. 

Dec 13, 2015 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Get into the Christmas spirit by attending a special afternoon tea in conjunction with the Christmas exhibit, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Nov 12, 2015 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Discover the inspiration behind the Christmas exhibit, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, from the curator who created the festive display. Learn how the furnishings and decorations were placed in each room vignette to recreate the holiday story.  Lewis Carroll’s classic story was published in time for Christmas in 1865.  Celebrate the story’s 150th year!

Oct 3, 2015 4:00PM

On a wonderful day in October, Ed and Jen married on the historic grounds in Odessa Delaware.

Oct 23, 2015 1:00PM to 3:00PM

This presentation outlines the results of an archeological research project conducted during the past 3 years by John Bansch, Coordinator of Archeology Projects at Historic Odessa.

Sep 8, 2015 10:00AM to Oct 31, 2015 4:30PM

Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Union Lodge #5’s Charter by visiting the Historic Odessa Foundation’s Masonic exhibit at the National Historic Register Wilson Warner House. On public display for the first time is a distinctive selection of artifacts and documents from the Middletown Lodge’s collection, including two rare Jewels attributed to Duncan Beard, the famous clockmaker and Master

Sep 16, 2015 7:00PM to 9:00PM

The Board of Directors and staff of the Historic Odessa Foundation request the pleasure of your company to view the 250th Anniversary Exhibition of Union Lodge #5 Charter, 1765-2015.

Sep 1, 2015 12:00PM

History Comes Alive! The Historic Odessa Foundation’s school program offers educators a well-documented, interactive and hands-on sampler of 18th century life in colonial Delaware. Although designed specifically with Delaware teachers in mind, our program is broad enough to accommodate school from other states, homeschoolers, youth organizations and summer camps.

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