Townsend in New Castle County, Delaware is a town of more than 2,000 people. It may be a small town, but it is a lovely place for that much needed peace and quiet. It is just the ideal destination for a relaxing vacation outside the hustle and bustle of bigger cities. Arrange for a bus charter in Townsend, Delaware and discover and explore the town.
To experience the best of the town's arts, culture and history, you should tour Townsend Historic District, a national historic district that has a concentration of historical structures. More specifically, the district encompasses 216 contributing buildings and 5 structures. The district is home to a mix of residential and commercial buildings that primarily date back to the late 19th century and early 20th century. The most notable buildings in the area include:
You can also check out the Vandyke-Heath House, which is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Otherwise known as the Vandyke-Heath House, this historic Federal-style home was built in three stages, the first of which was in the late 18th century. From being a 1 1/2-story structure, it became a 2 1/2-story one in the mid-19th century. Lastly, a two-story, two-bay addition was built in the late 19th century.
Other sites that are also included in the National Register of Historic Places are the Brook Ramble and the Old Union Methodist Church. Brook Ramble is also known as the James Crawford House and was built around 1810. The Federal-style house is a 2 1/2-story structure. Meanwhile, the Old Union Methodist Church was built in 1847 and is a 2-story brick meeting house surrounded by a cemetery.
You should also ask your bus charter in Townsend, Delaware to take you to the Baronage Farm, which will bring you to the middle ages. This Medieval village offers old-world pottery, crafts, metalwork, archery, and various activities associated with the medieval period.
Golf enthusiasts can ask their bus charter in Townsend, Delaware to take them to the Odessa National Golf Club, an 18-hole golf facility that was named by Golfweek as one of the "Best 100 Modern Courses in the U.S."
If you love nature and the great outdoors, you should check out Blackbird Creek Reserve, which is a component of the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve. It boasts several miles of trails along the marsh and through uplands. It also has a kayak and canoe launch as well as restoration demonstration areas. Every year, in October, the reserve celebrates the Blackbird Creek Fall Festival.
You can also go to Townsend Municipal Park, which has a gazebo, playgrounds, a bike rack, a skateboard park, and picnic tables. There's also Talley Day Park, where you can enjoy a mile-long walking path, a large playground, athletic fields, pavilions, fenced dog parks, and even a library (Brandywine Hundred Library.)
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