Clarion Hotel The Belle
1612 North DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 428-1000
Fax: (302) 428-1440
1612 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE, US, 19720
- Phone: (302) 428-1000
- Fax: (302) 428-1440
A redeveloped area of a former shipyard located on the bank of the Christina River, the Riverfront Wilmington holds an important position in the city's itinerary. This huge expanse of well-planned land gives you a glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle that the city enjoys with its upscale restaurants, bars, nightclubs, apartments and condominiums. Apart from that, the Riverfront Wilmington also stands testimony to various sporting events taking place in its stadium and rowing center. The area also hosts various local cultural events that are conducted in state-of-the-art venues like the Chase Center. The glitter and lively ambiance of the Riverfront Wilmington would surely keep you spellbound. Check website to explore the rest.
This 18th-century mansion is a majestic sight of excellent Georgian architecture. With a tag of rich history, Amstel House is a must watch in the city. Call ahead for details.
Catering to the 250 Episcopalians or so, the Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green is the only one in the New Castle region. Calm surroundings, quaint interiors and spiritual atmosphere make the church one of the must visit attractions when in the city.
The Port of Wilmington is the first inbound, deep-water port on the Delaware River.
The Read House and Garden is a 14,000 square-feet mansion with twenty two rooms, thus, being the largest mansion built in the state of Delaware. The mansion was built in the early 19th Century and depicts the luxuriant life of aristocrats in Delaware in that period. One will also notice cutting edge technology that was being used back then in their kitchen such as hot-air roasting ovens and steam tables. The garden is full of rare and exotic plants and trees. The Read House and Garden is a must visit to know the local culture as well. To know more about this venue, do visit their website.
A small ticket office that occupied several places before being placed near Battery Park in 1950. The railroad is pre-Civil War era and was pulled by the steam locomotive Deleware.
Historically marks the first permanent settlement in Delaware Valley, where Swedish settlers landed in 1638.
Built in 1798, Old Town Hall functioned as the center of political and social activities during the height of Wilmington's mercantile-milling economy. The Federal-style structure has been restored to its classical beauty. Space is available for exhibitions, programs and special events throughout the year.
Willingtown Square is a collection of four historic buildings, dating from 1748 to the early 1800s. The structures were built when mercantile and shipping activities were prevalent and grain mills lined the banks of the Brandywine. The buildings can be viewed from the outside, and the Willingtown Square Gallery is open with changing exhibits, but the buildings themselves are not open to the public. The square is available to rent for special outdoor occasions.
Dedicated by Francis Asbury, first American Bishop of the Methodist Church, this historical site is where Allan McLane, Revolutionary War hero, was laid to rest in the cemetery on the grounds. The church is open weekdays only.
You are invited to worship and celebrate life in this place of history. Constructed in 1698-1699, the church was originally established as a Swedish Lutheran Church. The church was then placed under the jurisdiction of the Protestant Episcopal Church in 1791 and stands today as the nation's oldest church building. The building stands just as it did when it was first built. It is still in regular use for worship
The splendid Georgian religious structure is the oldest church building in the United States that is famed as a National Historic Landmark. Explore the interesting stone carvings on its exterior. Located in an interesting setting on the burial grounds of Fort Christiana, it is considered as the throne of the city. The parish church still welcomes parishioners and conducts regular masses. Come and explore this historic, Gothic marvel.