Walking Tour: Workers' World
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NOTE: This ticket is for the tour only and does not include general admission (Hagley Members admitted free).
In this ninety-minute walking tour, guests will discover the fascinating stories of the immigrant workers who lived along the Brandywine and worked for the DuPont Company in the black powder manufactory. This is the only tour that offers in-depth commentary on Workers’ Hill. Each guest will be assigned the name of a person who worked in the powder yard or lived in the workers’ community. During the tour, the guests will learn about the role their person played. Included in regular admission and free for Hagley members. Reservations requested by calling (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
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