News & Press

Jun 20, 2012 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Lecture: Eleazer McComb, Colonial Family Artifacts

FREE Lecture presented by the curator of the exhibit, Brian Miller, HOF Assistant Curator: Wednesday, June 20, 7 p.m., Historic Odessa Foundation’s Bank Building Meeting Room.

May 15, 2012 10:00AM to Jul 15, 2012 4:30PM

Eleazer McComb, Colonial Family Artifacts

Together again for the first time in over two hundred years are fourteen letters that Eleazer McComb wrote to his future wife Lydia Irons and other artifacts related to the McComb family.

May 1, 2013 10:00AM to Jun 30, 2013 4:30PM

Azalea Garden Prints for Sale

Prints of Jerry & Helen Unruh's Azalea Garden are now for sale at the Visitors Center. 
8"x10" Print - $45.00

Apr 13, 2012 7:00PM to 8:30PM

2012 Candlelight Tours & Coupon!

Every Friday evening in April, enjoy a guided tour of the Historic Houses of Odessa and receive a 10% off coupon to Cantwell's Tavern.   Tours are by reservation only.   Please make a reservation for Cantwell's Tavern if you'll be dining before or after the tour.   ***The coupon for Cantwell's Taven is valid for the entire month of April.

Apr 20, 2012 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Candlelight Tours & Coupon Apr 2012

Every Friday evening in April, enjoy a guided tour of the Historic Houses of Odessa and receive a 10% off coupon to Cantwell's Tavern.   Tours are by reservation only.   Please make a reservation for Cantwell's Tavern if you'll be dining before or after the tour.   ***The coupon for Cantwell's Taven is valid for the entire month of April.

Apr 27, 2012 7:00PM to 8:30PM

2012 Candlelight Tours & Coupon!

Every Friday evening in April, enjoy a guided tour of the Historic Houses of Odessa and receive a 10% off coupon to Cantwell's Tavern.   Tours are by reservation only.   Please make a reservation for Cantwell's Tavern if you'll be dining before or after the tour.   ***The coupon for Cantwell's Taven is valid for the entire month of April.

Apr 8, 2012 1:00PM to 4:30PM

Closed Easter Sunday

We are closed Easter Sunday!

Mar 23, 2012 10:00AM to Apr 13, 2012 4:30PM

Adornment: Female Family Treasures

Now on view until mid-May, the Historic Odessa Foundation presents Adornment: Female Family Treasures. This exhibit gives an intimate view into the lives of historic Odessa’s most prominent women and speaks to the everyday lives of these genteel ladies.

May 9, 2012 9:30AM to 4:00PM

Furniture Study Day

The furniture on exhibit in the houses of Historic Odessa deserves your attention! There are many original Corbit furnishings as well as key examples made by John Janvier and the several excellent furniture makers he trained and employed in Odessa from the 1770s on.

Sep 7, 2012 9:00AM to 1:00PM

Home School Day

Join us for a school tour sampler designed just for homeschoolers. Take your family back in time to explore the 18th century. The Historic Odessa Foundation is an enclave of historic buildings and gardens located in the small community of Odessa, Delaware, on the banks of the Appoquinimink River.

Oct 19, 2012 9:00AM to 1:00PM

Fall Hearth Cooking Workshop & Luncheon

Roll up your sleeves, tie your apron and join us at the hearth of the Collins-Sharp House as we prepare a delicious fall luncheon. Using the recipes, tools and techniques of the 18th century, our costumed hearth cooks will assist you in creating a mid-day feast featuring the bounty of the autumn garden.
Cost $75 Members $50
 
Menu
To Butter Crabs or Lobsters

Mar 30, 2012 9:00AM to 1:00PM

Home School Day

Join us for a school tour sampler designed just for homeschoolers. Take your family back in time to explore the 18th century. The Historic Odessa Foundation is an enclave of historic buildings and gardens located in the small community of Odessa, Delaware, on the banks of the Appoquinimink River.