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Apr 28, 2018 9:00AM

Join us for a school tour sampler designed just for homeschoolers.  Take your family back in time to explore the 18th century in colonial Odessa.  Our site offers a unique and well-documented picture of early American life in our interactive, hands-on educational workshops.

Oct 19, 2018 9:00AM

Join us for a school tour sampler designed just for homeschoolers.  Take your family back in time to explore the 18th century in colonial Odessa.  Our site offers a unique and well-documented picture of early American life in our interactive, hands-on educational workshops.

Sep 27, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa. At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family.

Aug 30, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family! 

Tours leave from the Visitor’s Center.

$15 per person* – Reservations are required by calling 302-378-4119.

Jun 28, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages in the garden.

Tours leave from the Visitor’s Center.

$15 per person* – Reservations are required by calling 302-378-4119.

*Member discounts do not apply.

May 31, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family! 

Tours leave from the Visitor’s Center.

$15 per person* – Reservations are required by calling 302-378-4119.

Apr 26, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family!

Mar 29, 2018 7:00PM

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

Dec 9, 2018 2:00PM

Get into the Christmas spirit by attending a special afternoon children’s tea in conjunction with the Christmas exhibit.  Join us for a delightful tea party complete with tea and festive treats and a take home holiday craft project.  Then, take a tour of the National Historic Register Corbit-Sharp House that has been transformed into the classic story. 

Dec 5, 2018 4:30PM

Join the Historic Odessa Foundation as we read excerpts from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Then, see the story come to life as we tour our holiday exhibit after decorating delicious holiday cookies.

Dec 5, 2018 11:00AM

Join the Historic Odessa Foundation as we read excerpts from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Then, see the story come to life as we tour our holiday exhibit after decorating delicious holiday cookies.

Dec 15, 2018 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.

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