Sights & landmarks in Wilmington

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  • PJCM744
    South Windsor, CT313 contributions
    Nemours Estate and Grounds will not disappoint. The interior tour allows visitors to see most living areas, as well as view the kitchen/staff dining quarters and the recreation areas in the basement, along with the mechanical rooms. The docents were enthusiastic about the home and sharing their knowledge of the Dupont Family. Home was beautiful and the grounds were spectacular. I've been the Hearst Castle, Newport. Lenox.... and this estate certainly rivals those.
    Written September 26, 2022
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  • ciaobla
    Lewes, DE215 contributions
    I loved being back in this theatre again. The performance was Fiddler on the Roof and it was exceptional! The new carpeting, seats, and paint are just lovely. the seats seem a little wider, but don't quote me on that! I loved the experience.
    Written June 14, 2022
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  • Katrina W
    New Kensington, PA10 contributions
    Wasn’t sure what to expect, this tour is legit. The tour started with an introduction about different devices that we would use during the tour. Everyone was offered something to use to track paranormal energy in the house. Got lots of responses to multiple questions. Our guides were great. Would recommend this tour.
    Written May 29, 2022
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  • PROS
    • Gigantic twin span bridge
    • Many lanes of traffic

    CONS
    Heavy traffic

    “I VISITED THIS PLACE”…
    … when I drove over this on the way from D.C. to JFK in NYC.
    Written August 7, 2022
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  • Coach B
    Wilmington, DE118 contributions
    Wilmington Train Station is CLEAN. Easy to get around since you're either taking a local SEPTA commuter or Amtrak and can only go north or south. Not worth a special visit unless you are a trackiac or they are having their once a year open house.
    Written August 2, 2022
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  • Alicia_JA
    Chicago250 contributions
    I booked a tour to see the church and home and to explore the graveyard. The tour of the church was informational and rewarding. The pace was exactly what I appreciate...quick but enough time to absorb everything around us. The graveyard was beautiful. I am so happy this has all been preserved in the middle of a city that has seen better times.
    Written August 4, 2022
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  • Trudeman
    Panama City Beach, FL262 contributions
    OK, this Catholic church is the bedrock of the Little Italy community in Wilmington. But it also offers afundraising summer carnival complete with rides and fireworks for us Protestants, along with an Italian dinner where you can sit in long tables and share a dish of pasta with Vinny and the gang, whose wives sweat over vast pots of pasta and sauce in the basement. Fond memories of my years in Wilmington.
    Written December 25, 2020
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  • Kathryn L
    South Orange, NJ69 contributions
    We've lived in Wilmington only a month and tend to gravitate to this neighborhood about once a week (decided not to move there because we wanted off-street parking). There's a great specialty wine stare (Moore Brothers) and we've tried a couple of very good restaurants as well (Crow Bar and Scrumptious).
    Written October 10, 2020
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  • Justin W
    York, PA4,426 contributions
    I really enjoyed the Blue Coats game. It's a rather small arena and feels like a large high school gymnasium. All the fans were sitting on one side if the arena, with the other set of bleachers retracted. The views from the seats are great. Walking to the seat you get very close to the floor. The Blue Coats mimic the Philadelphia 76ers, with similar sound effects and games. Parking is free but the lot I parked in filled up. Also there was only one concession stand for the whole arena, and the options were somewhat limited.
    Written March 27, 2022
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  • jim32379
    Wilmington, DE6 contributions
    The food is most definitely worth the wait - amazing! Do not miss the church tours! Church history is impressive and the iconography on the inside is gorgeous.
    Written July 14, 2019
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  • Anthony R
    Wilmington, DE1,856 contributions
    I would urge readers to disregard some of the older posts for Rodney Square, as the entire block has recently received major improvements that took over 2 years to complete!
    Since the early 20th century, Rodney Square has been considered the center of Delaware’s largest city, and until recently was surrounded by some of the most significant cultural and civic institutions: the court house, the public library, the post office, and the Hotel DuPont. The square was also a transportation hub, serving as the transfer point for all buses going through Wilmington. Fortunately there is a new transit center, and there are no longer bus stops at the square.
    The complete overhaul of the park portion of Rodney Square was completed this past summer, and it looks terrific. There is all new grass, landscaping, and attractive hardscaping, which includes a ground-level fountain. Although there are pocket parks throughout center city, Rodney Square is once again the primary green space, and is a welcoming spot for residents, downtown workers, and visitors.
    It’s also the home to festivals, concerts, farmers’ markets, and community events, and often is the best spot to watch a parade!
    As a native Delawarean, I continue to be saddened by the removal of the statue of the eponymous Caesar Rodney, one of the most recognizable symbols of our state. While I recognize the reasons it was removed in 2020, I am hopeful for intelligent and informed dialogue about the sculpture’s possible return to its inscribed stone base, which remains at the top of the square.
    Written November 26, 2021
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  • Alicia_JA
    Chicago250 contributions
    I sought our this site because it is part of the national park service. Although small, the history is well documented and the two staff members working the table at the entrance were helpful and kind. I am glad to know this history was preserved in the middle of a city that has seen better times. A beautiful walk up a shaded pathway takes you to the monument along the river. The monument is suffering from a sinkhole so it is roped off from direct access.
    Written August 4, 2022
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  • Lizzy
    Wilmington, DE30 contributions
    Christ Church has lovely carvings, a large children's chapel built to scale for kids. This is a very active Parish of the Episcopal Church in Delaware, nestled in a beautiful suburban setting.
    Written August 12, 2019
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  • MominOC
    Orange County, CA4,641 contributions
    Train passes by this bridge and caught our attention so we went by and drove through. It was a fun thing to do in the area.
    Written November 10, 2021
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  • daisyferret1
    Bear, DE27,779 contributions
    We used to live around the corner from this church & would frequently attend Sunday Mass here. We were in the area the other day and thought we would attend the Saturday Evening 5PM Mass on Palm Sunday weekend. When we got to the church, there were TONS of buses parked all around the building. We were NOT sure what was going on, but proceeded inside for Mass.

    Once inside, we discovered that the Diocese Youth were gathering for Mass following their day of Pilgrimage. There were hundreds of young people, boy scouts and students. Bishop Malooly was the presider for Mass that evening.

    Overall, we have felt welcome in this church both as regular parishioners and guests. The church itself is beautiful. The altar has sea foam green and rose colored pillars behind it. The rest of the church is done in light colors such as cream or almond. The organ up on the second level balcony is lovely. Outside of the church has beautiful stonework as well. Worth a visit IF in the area.
    Written April 27, 2019
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