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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 holiday children’s worksop filled with Christmas sweets and crafts as well as a guided tour of our 2019 holiday exhibit, The Secret Garden. Cost is $10 for each guest and reservations are required. Please call 302-378-4119.

*Member discounts do not apply

Jul 14, 2019 2:00PM

There will be a story told about "The Secret Garden" a book written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. There will be a scavenger hunt in the Collins' garden, several crafts, and goodies

to eat. Cost is $15.00 and $10.00 for members.Reservations are required. Must call Jennifer at 302-378-4119 by July 9th.

*Member discounts do not apply

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.

Sep 19, 2013 4:00PM

The Corbit-Sharp House in historic Odessa, Delaware is host to a scenic landscape, flowering trees or bushes, stone barns, historic homes with lots of character, and cobblestone streets. Perfect for any vintage wedding.

Oct 7, 2014 4:00PM

Liz and Steve's wedding theme was the 1920’s … so Historic Odessa, Delaware was the perfect location for their vintage wedding.

Jul 30, 2015 10:00AM

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

Jun 27, 2018 6:00PM

Meghan and Bobby’s ceremony was like a beautiful fairytale that took place right in the center of one of Delaware’s most beautiful gardens in June 2018. 

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.