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Wall of First Ladies

The Wall of First Ladies includes portraits of all of the First Ladies that resided at Woodburn and contributed to its contemporary charm. Privately funded, the portraits have been individually painted and unveiled in Woodburn’s Great hall. Please click on the names below to learn more about some of Delaware’s exceptional First Ladies who occupied […]

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1684 – Land grant of 412 acres is given to David Morgan. 1776 – The 13 American colonies declare independence from Great Britain. George Read, Thomas McKean and Caesar Rodney sign the Declaration of Independence on behalf of Delaware. 1777– The Great Seal of Delaware is adopted. [view image of The Great Seal] Nov. 2, […]

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