News & Press

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.

Mar 7, 2012 10:00AM to Mar 27, 2012 4:30PM

Tuesdays are Free through March 27th!

Now open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Mar 1, 2012 10:30AM to 4:30PM

HOF opens for Spring!

HOF reopens for Spring tours, along with new hours! Tuesday - Saturday 10am-4:30pm and Sunday 1:00pm-4:30pm.

Nov 15, 2011 6:00PM to 6:30PM

Member Preview of Holiday Exhibit - Rescheduled

The Members Only party scheduled for Tuesday, November 15th has been rescheduled.
 
The party will now take place Monday, December 5th.
 
Formal invitation to be mailed.

Dec 5, 2011 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Members Only Celebration of Holiday Exhibit

Members only party to celebrate the opening of the Holiday exhibit, as well as Cantwell's Tavern.
 
Formal invitation to be mailed and reservations are required.

Nov 14, 2011 10:00AM to 4:30PM

Free Admission to Veterans

Free admission to all vetrans!

Jan 1, 2012 11:00AM to Aug 31, 2012 11:00PM

Cantwell's Tavern (302) 376-0600

Cantwell's Tavern-formerly The Brick Hotel, is now open as an upscale casual restaurant with period dishes reflecting the period of the town and historic building.
Hours:
Closed Monday
Tues - Thurs 11:30am - 10pm
Fri, Sat 11:30am - 11pm
Sun 10am - 9pm
For more information, please visit Cantwell's Tavern online and on FaceBook
 

Nov 19, 2011 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Meet & Draw Caroline Corgi

Tasha Tudor was known for keeping numerous Corgis over the years. Never met a Corgi? Then visit the Historic Odessa Foundation’s Bank Building to meet a beautiful Corgi named Caroline. She will be arriving in Odessa just after her spa treatment so she will be at her best to have her photograph taken and her profile drawn.

Nov 20, 2011 2:00PM to 4:00PM

The Charm and Elegance of Tasha Tudor's Christmas Season

Jeanette Chandler Knazek has enjoyed Tasha Tudor’s writings and illustrations for over 50 years and she is especially enthralled by Mrs. Tudor's Christmas artwork. Jeanette often corresponded with Tudor and even had a private tea with her at Corgi Cottage.

Dec 18, 2011 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Tasha Tudor Movie

Special Viewing of Take Joy: The Magical World of Tasha Tudor and Take Peace: A Corgi Cottage Christmas with Tasha Tudor in the Visitors Center.