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Hagley reopens after flooding with limited access, reduced prices

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Hagley visitors can tour the Eleutherian Mills home, garden and barn.     Hagley Museum and Library has reopened with limited access for visitors following historic flooding from Ida. A press release announcing the opening did not detail the extent of the damage, but said damage assessment continues. The site of du Pont’s original gunpowder mills, Hagley sits along the …

Wilmington Brew Works, Hagley Museum put history in bottle

Pam George Food, Headlines

The Fruits of Eleutherian Mills cider, made with cherries from Hagley by Wilmington Brew Works, in front of the du Pont home for which it’s named   Most people know Hagley Museum & Library as the birth of the DuPont Co. Along the banks of the Brandywine River, E.I. du Pont built Eleutherian Mills, his gunpowder yard and ancestral home. …

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Hagley’s al fresco dining and Bike & Hikes appeal to guests happy to be back

Betsy Price Headlines

Hagley’s Bike & Hike & Brews are popular summer evening destinations.   As Hagley Museum and Library prepares for its September opening of “Nation of Inventors,” it’s packed summer at the original du Pont family estate with activities such as Bike & Hikes & Brews. Among the offerings are cannon firing demonstrations, Science Saturdays for children, specialized walking tours, Dog …