National Geographic : 1935 Sep
© National Geographic Society NEW CASTLE COLONIAL DAMES CARE FOR OLD AMSTEL HOUSE A young member of the Society wears a silk gown five generations in her family. George Washington was a guest in this 1730 home, now a museum. Many buildings of pre-Revolutionary days and the cobbled Strand on which William Penn landed in 1682 are preserved. rinlay 'lhotograpns byi5.Anthony Stewart THE OLD STATE HOUSE LOOKS DOWN ONDOVER GREEN Though the Governor and Legislature have moved tothenew capitol, this building, constructed in1787, partly ofbricks from a1722 courthouse, contains the original documents giving William Penn title toDelaware. The "Blue Hen's Chickens,"Revolutionary troops, drilled here.