National Delaware Day | July 13
Thu Jul 13th

National Delaware Day

## The first state to declare independence from the United Kingdom has been to new york and later pennsylvania, according to delaware's lands, who were not born to new york and later pennsylvania.


The Delaware River and Bay derived their names from Thomas West, the 12th Baron del la Warr, a governor of Virginia, and Thomas West, the 12th Baron del la Warr. The name was later applied to the land as well.

Delaware's delegates provided a little bit of suspense for the history books during the Second Continental Congress. Read more about Caesar Rodney and George Read more under Caesar Rodney and George Read more.

Delaware declared their independence from the British government in 1776, and Delaware adopted its first territorial state constitution in 1776.

First state

Delaware is proud of its First State status. There are several other firsts along with that. The earliest Swedish settlers in 1638 who built the Old Swedes Church, which now stands, are among Delaware's oldest Swedish settlers, who built the Old Swedes Church, which also stands. It is one of America's oldest churches, now known as the Holy Trinity Church. The first log cabins on American soil were also built by Swedish settlers.

During the only war to take place on Delaware soil during the Revolutionary War, the Stars and Stripes flew for the first time during the Revolutionary War.

In 1840, shipbuilding became a major industry in Delaware. Samuel Harlan of Betts, Pussey, and Harlan – machinery manufacturers – established the first iron shipbuilding yard in the United States in Delaware.

Job H. Jackson and Jacob F. Sharp founded the Jackson and Sharp Company of Wilmington in 1863, from ships to rails. They built the first narrow-gauge railcar in the United States in 1871.

The coastal state also claims to the first bathing beauty competition in 1880. The competition was held at Rehoboth Beach in an attempt to bring in summer visitors to a summer festival. Thomas Edison, one of the judges, was one of the judges.

Delaware, also known as the Chemical State, is a center for manufacturing and munitions. The world's first nylon manufacturing plant opened in Seaford, under the name of Dupont, in 1939.

Delaware flavor

Delaware satisfies the appetite all season long, from land to sea. The state is making a comeback, with the peach blossom being the state flower. Peaches were once thought to be the best producer of peaches until a blight wiped out the orchards in the late 1800s.

The salty sweetness of taffy and crab cakes made from the regions' blue crab is evident on boardwalks and beaches throughout the summer.

RAPA Scrapple Company, the world's biggest scrapple manufacturer, RAPA Scrapple Company, calls Bridgeville, Delaware home. Fresh produce, poultry, and canned goods that the farmers' markets can produce are all available in the state's heartland.

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