If you are reading this it is because you have visited our site www.mannandsons.com and are interested in the state of Delaware and in Rehoboth Beach real estate or Lewes real estate. But how much do you really know about the state of Delaware? Well thanks to the Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Delaware Economic Development Office we have some fun facts that we’ll share with you about Delaware.
- Delaware was the first state to ratify the United States constitution. It did so on December 7, 1787.
- Delaware shares a semi-circular border with Pennsylvania. The border was drawn at the time of the original land grants to William Penn from King Charles II and the Duke of York.
- The nation's first scheduled steam railroad began in