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The Pencader Heritage Museum

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A Peoples Museum with Dedicated Volunteers

The museum is a collection of fascinating artifacts from the past. It is essential that you ask... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
jpetula
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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States
An interesting slice of local history

After decades of living in or near Newark, I visited this cozy little museum this morning, and only... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
AmyK41129
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Elkton, Maryland
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Oct 21, 2017
“A Peoples Museum with Dedicated Volunteers”
Apr 15, 2017
“Small local museum”
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2029 Sunset Lake Rd, Route 72, just south of old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702-2629
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The museum is a collection of fascinating artifacts from the past. It is essential that you ask questions of the numerous volunteers in the museum, as they provide amazing insights about the collection. Ask lots of questions. The museum will be most appreciated by people...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Thw Pencader Heritage Museum in Newark is free but only open limited hours. It gives visitors additional information about Revolutionary War history and many of the artifacts on display were donated by locals.

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

After decades of living in or near Newark, I visited this cozy little museum this morning, and only on the invitation of a friend who volunteers there. How much I have been missing! First it was free - that's a great place to start. Second,...More

Thank AmyK41129
Reviewed 22 February 2015

I have passed this museum countless times & never stopped in. One of the reasons for this is that the museum has limited hours of operations. It is only open the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month. So, you have to plan accordingly. We...More

3  Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 29 May 2014

This small museum has an enormous amount of history - and items. I was very surprised. The history of the area is very interesting. Anyone from Delaware should visit.

2  Thank jtaylorarnold
Reviewed 16 May 2013

It looks like a southern colonial house from the outside. It looks really inviting from the outside. We have been to Dickinson Plantation SE of Dover several years ago. It was very nice, but has limited hours. As soon as we get a chance we...More

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