News & Press

Dec 9, 2014 6:00PM to 7:30PM

"The Classic Fairy Tale: Little Snow White" Exhibit Talk

Discover the inspiration behind the Christmas exhibit, The Classic Fairy Tale: Little Snow White, by the curator who created the display. Learn how the items placed in each room vignette recreate the holiday story to delight children and adults. This presentation is similar to what the museum guides receive before leading tours through the exhibit.

Dec 10, 2014 4:30PM to 5:30PM

Fairy Tale Time

Join the Historic Odessa Foundation and the Corbit-Calloway Library as we celebrate a day of fairy tales and fun.  We welcome parents and children for fairy tale storytime, cookie decorating and a tour of our holiday exhibit, “Little Snow White”.

Dec 10, 2014 11:00AM to 12:00PM

Fairy Tale Time

Join the Historic Odessa Foundation and the Corbit-Calloway Library as we celebrate a day of fairy tales and fun.  We welcome parents and children for fairy tale storytime, cookie decorating and a tour of our holiday exhibit, “Little Snow White”.

Dec 6, 2014 10:00AM to 7:00PM

HOF Participates in "Christmas in Odessa"

The first "Christmas in Odessa" took place 49 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.

Oct 24, 2014 7:30PM to 9:00PM

Shakespeare / Poe: A Night of Readings from the Dark Side

Spend a night with two masters of the macabre – William Shakespeare and Edgar Allan Poe. DSF actors will read selections perfect for the Halloween season from the plays of Shakespeare and the poems and short stories of Poe.

Oct 1, 2014 10:00AM to Oct 31, 2014 4:30PM

Corbit-Sharp House goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every evening throughout the month of October the Historic Odessa Foundation’s Corbit-Sharp House will be awash in pink light in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Visitors can stop by after dusk to view the National Historic Landmark in all its pink splendor.
 

Nov 7, 2014 11:00AM to Nov 9, 2014 5:00PM

Delaware Antiques Show: Special Loan Exhibition

SPECIAL LOAN EXHIBIT
Historic Odessa: A Past Preserved

Dec 18, 2014 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Holiday Candlelight Tour Hosted by the Curator [Sponsored by Arthur Hall Insurance]

Get into the Christmas spirit by attending a special evening candlelight guided tour of the holiday exhibit of The Classic Fairy Tale: Little Snow White as recorded by the Brothers Grimm in 1812, at the National Historic Landmark, Corbit Sharp House. The tour will be led by the curator of the exhibit who will describe the inspiration and process behind each room vignette.

Dec 4, 2014 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Holiday Candlelight Tour [Sponsored by Arthur Hall Insurance]

You are invited to step back in time through the doors of the Historic Odessa Foundation and explore the Christmas traditions of yesteryear! Participants experience a special candlelight tour of our 2014 holiday exhibit and enjoy champagne and festive treats in front of a roaring fire at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.

Dec 11, 2014 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Holiday Candlelight Tour [Sponsored by Arthur Hall Insurance]

You are invited to step back in time through the doors of the Historic Odessa Foundation and explore the Christmas traditions of yesteryear! Participants experience a special candlelight tour of our 2014 holiday exhibit and enjoy champagne and festive treats in front of a roaring fire at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.

Sep 10, 2014 10:00AM

Corbits: A Genteel Quaker Family

History comes alive! The Historic Odessa school program offers educators a well documented, interactive and hands-on sampler of 18th century life in colonial Odessa with Corbits: A Genteel Quaker Family. Although designed specifically with Delaware teachers in mind, our program is broad enough to accommodate schools from other states, home schoolers, youth organizations and summer camps.

Corbits: A Genteel Quaker Family

Corbits: A Genteel Quaker Family