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The Rockwood Museum is a historic house museum in Wilmington, Delaware. It features the Rockwood Mansion, a National Register of Historic Places listed site.

Built in 1851 to 1857, the Rockwood Mansion was created for Joseph Shipley, who was a Quaker merchant banker. He spent a lot of time in England, despite being American, so he got ideas of making his home resemble an English estate.

Today, the Rockwood Museum features the house in its 1895 appearance. It is furnished with original items that belonged to Shipley or his heirs. Another great attraction at the site is the 6-acre Gardens, known as the Gardensque. There are also other historic buildings at the 72-acre site including the Porter?s Lodge, Barn, Carriage House, and the Gardner?s Cottage.
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City: Wilmington
County: New Castle
Address: 610 Shipley Road
Zip: 19809
Phone Number: 302-761-4340
Category: Museum
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