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American in New Castle

Jessop's Tavern

Tonight we're going to party like its 1679. On the Bill of Fare you'll find Dutch pot roast, a 'Pilgrim's Feast' (oven-roasted turkey with all the fixings) and Belgian beers, all served in a colonial atmosphere. Off…
American in New Castle

Dog House

This unassuming countertop diner on the outskirts of New Castle might be the best dining option in town. Don't be fooled by the name; while this place does hot dogs and does them exceedingly well (the chili dogs are…
Museum in New Castle

Old Court House

Built in 1732, and now a state-operated museum, this was the first court and state capitol in Delaware. The state colonial assembly met here from 1732 until 1777. Open year-round.
Museum in New Castle

Amstel House

One of three museums overseen by the New Castle Historical Society, this house is a surviving remnant of 1730s colonial opulence. Guided tours available April through December.
Museum in New Castle

Dutch House

A small example of a working residence dating from the late 1600s. Tours offered at 1pm and 3pm.