What's for Dinner? A Tale of Two Gardens Walking Tour
Dig into two very different gardens – one that fed the du Pont family and the other the DuPont Company workers in the nineteenth century. This tour explores the factors influencing the layout, produce, and philosophy of each garden. Tour involves walking on uneven ground.
Included in admission and free for members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
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.
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