Milford Museum to offer walking tours

The North Milford Tour will take place Saturday, June 29.  Participants will gather at the Milford Century Club at 18 N. Church Street at 10:00 a.m.  David Kenton will also lead this tour which will provide general information about Milford’s early history. 

The North Milford tour will make stops at the Old Red Mill and peninsula site on the Riverwalk, Parson Thorne’s home and cemetery, the early tannery district on Mill Street, Milford’s first main street along NW Front, Joseph Oliver’s homesite behind Walnut Street and early Milford merchant homes.  The tour will finish with a walk along Walnut Street to discuss early stores and the Mispillion River wharves. 

Tours will last about two hours.  Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water.  Reservations are required and may be obtained by calling the Museum 302-424-1080.  The cost of the tour is $10 which is payable in advance or the day of the tour.

The Milford Museum is located at 121 S. Walnut Street, Milford, DE.  It is open 10am – 3:30pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1pm – 3:30pm on Sunday.  Closed on Mondays and Holidays.  Admission is FREE.  For additional information please call (302) 424-1080.

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