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Mt. Salem Methodist Episcopal Church

“Mt. Salem M. E. Church, colored, of New Castle was built of frame in 1857. The present brick church was built in 1878 and was dedicated on Dec. 15, 1878. Additional land was purchased on Dec. 2, 1879. There is a graveyard beside the church.” (1) Photo Gallery: Resources Related to Brandywine Creek, DE: Text […]

Henry Clay Village

Henry Clay Village formed near the textile mills north of Wilmington in the early 1800s. As domestic textile production declined following the War of 1812, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company absorbed failing mills into its powder-making operations. Workers from Ireland, France, Italy, and elsewhere joined Delawareans in seeking opportunities in the powder yards […]