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  HARRIET TUBMAN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD BYWAY www.tubmanbywaydelaware.org
         
through a combination of people and landscapes that became known
           
Harriet Tubman, among others, led more than 3,000 Freedom Seekers through Delaware.
Follow Harriet Tubman’s footsteps and her brave adventure with the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway.
The route traverses known Underground Railroad sites in Camden and Dover and continues north on U.S. 13, passing through Smyrna.
Use the GIS Drive Tour or download the driving maps and locations.
 JOHNSON VICTROLA MUSEUM
375 S. New St., Dover
302-739-3262 www.history.delaware.gov
A tribute to Delawarean Eldridge R. Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking       showcases antique phonographs, memorabilia, paintings and popular recording artists.
MESSICK AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM
    
302-398-3729
www.taylormessick.com
This museum exhibits antique machinery, automobiles, tools, toys and other farming memorabilia, including        housed in two enclosed buildings, as well as several open sheds.
MILFORD MUSEUM
    
302-424-1080
www.milforddemuseum.org
            permanent and changing exhibit galleries, plus a research library of Delaware publications.
SMYRNA MUSEUM
    
302-653-1320
www.smyrna.delaware.gov
Along with historic paintings, furnishings and documents, the museum offers special exhibits almost every month. The mid-1700s Plank House is on-site, a small frame structure representative of the early 18th-century architecture in rural Delaware.
STAR HILL MUSEUM/AME CHURCH
     
302-697-9903
www.dehistory.org
Exhibits about slave life and African American history contained in original 1842 Star of the East Church, once part of Delaware’s Underground Railroad.      Church was built in 1863.
 For a full list of museums in Delaware’s Quaint Villages, visit VisitDelawareVillages.com
   FACES OF DELAWARE’S QUAINT VILLAGES Taylor Collins @moderndaylovestory
What brought you to Kent County?           after coming back from the Vietnam War — we’ve lived here ever since!
What is your favorite thing about Kent County? The people, the diversity of topography, the wealth of history, the great choice of restaurants and the proximity to everything! The coastal towns, beaches and salt marshes are also favorites. As Kent County is centrally located, it makes it easy to visit everywhere from the southern inland bay to the Northern        
What are some Kent County can’t-miss locations and events? Our art scene and local                  American Art and Parke Green Galleries.
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