winterthur: Yuletide at Winterthur, Winterthur, Delaware - 11/27/18 02:02 PM
Yuletide at Winterthur, Winterthur, Delaware
 
One of our regular annual day trips is to Winterthur in the Brandywine Valley just west of Wilmington, Delaware. Yuletide at Winterthur is the holiday showcase at the mansion of Henry Francis Du Pont. Click on the link to visit the website and plan your visit.
Longwood Gardens is nearby. Plan to visit both destinations.
 
Winterthur
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, Delaware 19735
 
Dahlia, Santa Claus, American Dahlia Society Show, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 5611
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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winterthur: Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Winterthur, Delaware - 11/09/18 02:07 PM
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Winterthur, Delaware
 
Dolores and I like to take day trips and I frequently mention our destinations in blog posts. One of the places I often mention is Longwood Gardens, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. However, there are several other special travel destinations in the area. I am thankful that we are members and have made many visits to Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library which is not far from Longwood Gardens and is located in the western suburbs of Wilmington, Delaware. Click on the link to view the website and to plan your visit.
We always try to visit Winterthur … (14 comments)

winterthur: Costumes of Downton Abbey - 03/11/14 10:02 AM
Costumes of Downton Abbey
 
Are you a fan of Downton Abbey?   My wife loves this TV show.  Dolores and I traveled to Wilmington, Delaware today to see the special Costumes of Downton Abby exhibit at Winterthur. We always enjoy our visits to Winterthur to enjoy the beautiful gardens and the tours of the mansion and museum.  We are annual members.
The Costumes of Downton Abby exhibit opened on the first of this month and will run through January 4, 2015. Go to the above links for more information and plan your visit. We are lucky to be able to go … (16 comments)

winterthur: Yuletide at Winterthur 1/6/12 - 01/06/12 10:01 AM
Yuletide at Winterthur 
Yuletide at Winterthur is one of the very special places that Dolores and I toured during the holidays.   Winterthur is the former home of Henry Francis du Pont.  The house, museum and grounds are beautiful and this is a great travel destination. The location is Wilmington, Delaware.  The Winterthur at Yuletide tours are available through January 8th and we recommend a visit if you are going to be in the area.
Many try to see Winterthur and the nearby Longwood Gardens on the same visit.  It would really be a full day to combine both destinations.  I recommend … (25 comments)

 


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