Calendar of Events

Friends of Belmont Hall Meetings

   The Friends of Belmont Hall holds meetings on the third Wednesday of most months.

Please join us.  All are invited to help preserve this historic mansion and its important part in Delaware’s history.

 Wednesday Sept. 17th at 7:00 pm at Belmont Hall

  Wednesday Oct. 15th at 7:00 at Belmont Hall


Future Events:

Join us on Sunday October 19th for our Belmont Hall Volunteer Party!  Come and enjoy refreshments and learn about becoming a member of the Friends of Belmont Hall and about the opportunities to volunteer with us !   more info later


Local Happenings:


 September 13 and October 18           

Historic Haunted Investigation Tour!


Have you ever wanted to be a ghost hunter??
Ever wondered how paranormal investigations work? This is your chance to become part of the team!

Delmarva Historic Haunts, Inc., a history friendly paranormal group based in Milford, will be conducting haunted tours and paranormal investigations in Smyrna on September 13 and October 18! They want you to be part of their investigation!

Come along as they investigate the Smyrna Museum and the Plank House, as well as, the Delaware House and the Presley Spruance House.

Both dates offer two tour times: 7:30 pm or 10:30 pm. All groups will begin and end at the Smyrna Museum.

Ticket prices are $25 per person.  You must be 13 or older to attend this event.

All ticket sales benefit the Duck Creek Historical Society, our local non-profit organization that oversees, and staffs the always free Smyrna Museum.

Advanced Payment and Registration is Required

  Contact us today to secure your space!         302.653.1320



Delaware Sampler Identification Days

Sponsored by the Sampler Consortium and the Sampler Archive Project

Bring your antique needlework samplers to one of the two fall Sampler ID Days to be photographed and documented for the Sampler Archive Project, a national online sampler database.


Sunday September 21, 2014            10:00 am – 4:00 p.m.

Biggs Museum, 406 Federal Street, Dover, DE


Saturday, November 22, 2014        10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Historic Odessa Foundation, 201 Main Street, Odessa, DE


 If you have more than two samplers, please contact Ryan Grover at 302 674-2111 ext. 108 or to make an appointment.