Exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum: learn about lines that once were busy.
“Delaware Railroads: Elegant Travel and Timely Transport,” is on display at the Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes.
The exhibit will explore four railroads that were historically important: The New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad (1832), the Delaware Railroad (1852), the Junction and Breakwater Railroad (1857) and the Queen Anne’s Railroad (1896).
Planned and created by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, the exhibit has photographs and posters, tickets, timetables, maps and historical objects from the state’s collections to tell the history of rail travel and transport in the First State.
The exhibit complements Lewes’ upcoming annual Chautauqua tent show—”All Aboard: Delaware and the Railroad,” Sept. 13-15.