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The Nemours Mansion and Gardens is a 300-acre country estate with jardin à la française formal gardens and a French neoclassical mansion in Wilmington, Delaware. Built to resemble a French château, its 105 rooms on five floors occupy nearly 47,000 sq ft.
A lesser known Dupont mansion, but worth the trip all the same. It was designed to resemble VersaillesChateau in France. It has beautiful formal gardens in addition to a guided tour of the mansion including the workings of the kitchen and boileroom.
Owned and developed by our founder, Alfred I. duPont (1864-1935), Nemours Estate comprises an exquisite, 77-room mansion, the largest formal French gardens in North America, a Chauffeur's Garage housing a collection of vintage automobiles used on the Estate, and nearly 200 acres of scenic woodlands,…
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“More than 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine Creek, the museum and grounds include the first du Pont family home and garden in the United States, the powder yards, and a 19th century machine shop.”
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“This state park is located 3 miles north of Wilmington along the Brandywine Creek. There are 14 miles of trails for fitness, wildlife observation and photography in this 930 acres of rolling hills, lush forests and meadows. Open year round.”
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“Great for art lovers and families with lots of great programs (see their website)”
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“A great place to have a beer, enjoy an open air scenic night with friends or just relax and enjoy the beauty of the space. ”
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