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NEWSLETTER 11

MAY 2011

An 86 Year Tradition... Many residents of Historic New Castle are not hesitant to tell you about their love for the historical town. On any given day you will find dog owners walking their pets down the cobblestone streets or families enjoying a stroll in the park in the evenings. Since Kerry Elizabeth has joined Penn’s Place July 2010, Historic New Castle has found a special place in

my heart. Now, it is your

Delaware. This quaint

chance to experience all that the town has to offer at A Day in Old New Castle.

community's founding dates back 350 years. It was here on the banks of the Delaware River that William Penn first set foot in North America in

Step Back in Time A Day in Old New Castle is the oldest home and garden tour in the United States. Each year for the past 86 years, tourists from across the region have enjoyed the chance to step back in time to the historic era when New Castle served as the capital of the fledgling colony of

1682, and it was from New Castle that two of Delaware's three signers of the Declaration of Independence rode forth in 1776. A Day in Old New Castle is a charity event; 2011 proceeds go to the Friends of the New Castle Library and Immanuel Church.

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A Day of Living History Unique among many colonial towns, New Castle is more than a reconstructed or preserved historical district. A fully residential community, New Castle is a living town. Once a year, on this one day only, residents open their private homes and gardens to the public. Many conduct tours of their properties in person, demonstrating, through a glimpse into personal lives, the continuing adaptation of old structures to new life. Immerse yourself in our long and varied history as you: • Stroll through carefully tended gardens • Tour exquisite private homes dating from the 18th century that reflect the history of Old New Castle

VISIT US AT PENN’S PLACE

• Enjoy guided historical walking tours • Enjoy period music, dance, and change ringing on the church tower bells Free parking and shuttle from the First Baptist Church in New Castle (Routes 141 & 273) to the Green in Old New Castle during the event. Saturday, May 21, 2011

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Upcoming Shows MAY 21 A DAY IN OLD NEW CASTLE Penn’s Place Historic New Castle, DE MAY 28 DELAWARE BY HAND MEMBER SHOW Zwaanendael Museum Lewes, DE

10 am to 5 pm. A Day in Old New Castle is presented by Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green. Bus and tour groups are welcome. For more information and to purchase tickets visit http:// dionc.immanuelepiscopal.co m.

JUNE 11 - 12 ANNAPOLIS ARTS & CRAFTS FEST. Navy Marine Corp Stadium Annapolis, MD JUNE 18 - 19 ARTS ALIVE Northside Park Ocean City, MD

Celebrate Mom Celebrate your Mom with a special gift from Penn’s Place.

206 Delaware St. Historic New Castle, DE Thur. 11:00-5:00 Fri. 10:00-7:00 Sat.10:00-7:00 Sun. 10:00-7:00

Choose from a variety of handcrafted items such as handbags or custom collages from the Menagerie of Artisans. You can also purchase a day of relaxation and pampering from our talented massage therapists. Visit us at Penn’s Place for your Mother’s Day gift today. For a complete list of artists visit www.pennsplace.net.


May Newsletter 2011