Rocks and Roll Mills Walking Tour
Visitors explore the geology of the Brandywine Valley and its impact on the milling industry. Take home a piece of Delaware Blue Rock as a souvenir. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in price of admission. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Discover the fascinating stories of the immigrant workers who lived along the Brandywine and worked for the DuPont Company in the black powder manufactory.
Photography beginners or experts will enjoy this experience as they have the opportunity to photograph areas off the usual visitor route.
Dig into two very different gardens – one that fed the du Pont family and the other the DuPont Company workers in the nineteenth century.
Visitors experience an in-depth, hands-on tour focused on gunpowder production in the Hagley Powder Yard and visit production areas rarely seen by guests.
Learn about DuPont Company’s development of water power from the waterwheel to the steam engine.