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Dec 11, 2019 11:00AM

Join the Historic Odessa Foundation as we read excerpts from The Secret Garden. Then, see the story come to life as we tour our holiday exhibit after decorating delicious holiday cookies.

Dec 7, 2019 10:00AM

The first "Christmas in Odessa" took place 55 years ago as a fundraiser for the Women's Club of Odessa. The purpose was to fund college scholarships for local high school seniors. With the help and cooperation of Odessa homeowners and the Historic Odessa Foundation, the Women’s Club of Odessa has provided scholarships to over 100 students.

Dec 28, 2019 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.

Dec 21, 2019 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.

Dec 14, 2019 10:00AM

The crackle of logs on the fire, the sweet smells of apples and cinnamon, a mouthwatering chicken roasting over the coals….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.

Dec 8, 2019 2:00PM

Join us for a sumptuous Children’s Holiday Tea filled with Christmas sweets, storytelling, scavenger hunts and holiday crafts as the Historic Odessa Foundation invites you into the mysterious walled garden of Misselthwaite Manor from the Frances Hodgson Burnett classic children’s novel, The Secret Garden

Nov 19, 2019 10:00AM to Dec 29, 2019 4:30PM

This holiday season don’t miss the Historic Odessa Foundation’s renowned annual Christmas tradition of transforming one of their historic houses into an exhibition of classic literature.

Nov 16, 2018 2:45PM

Calling all Delaware photographers! Now is the perfect time to have a photo session on the beautifully preserved grounds of Historic Odessa, Delaware.

Jul 30, 2015 10:00AM

Alicia and Kerry were engaged in July 2015 on the beautiful gardens and grounds of Historic Odessa. 

Oct 6, 2017 4:00PM

Rachel and Michael married on a beautiful autumn day in the Corbit-Sharp House Colonial Revival garden.

Mar 2, 2019 2:00PM

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with Historic Odessa Foundation. Party with a reading of Cat in Hat followed by family friendly arts and crafts.

Feb 16, 2019 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Join us as we welcome Lynne Tolton for a fun and information filled cap making class at Historic Odessa. Guests will hand sew their own caps in the style of 18th century ladies.

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