Visit Delaware http://www.visitdelaware.com/
Here is the official state tourism website for Delaware.
Other State Links
50states.com: Delaware http://www.50states.com/delaware.htm
The site provides a wealth of information about Delaware. It includes everything from the highest point to county profile to climate.
Things To Do in Delaware http://www.thingstodo.com/states/DE/index.htm
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Delaware's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
Delaware USGenWeb Archives http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/usgenweb/de/
This site provides free online data for genealogical research. These archives use volunteers who transcribe public domain records and other non-copyrighted primary sources to provide the information.
FedStats: MapStat: United States: Delaware http://www.fedstats.gov/qf/states/10000.html
Fast access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies on "economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more" in Delaware.
England gave Delaware to William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, in 1682 to be part of Pennsylvania. But in the Revolutionary War (1775-1783), Delaware fought as a separate state, and it was the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution in 1787.
Although Delaware was a slave state, it did not secede (withdraw) from the U.S. and join the Confederacy during the Civil War (1861-1865).
Delaware has a state insect! The lady bug was adopted as the official state insect in 1974 after a group of elementary school children convinced the state legislature to do so.
Some Famous People from this State
Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
Valerie Bertinelli, actress
Annie Jump Cannon, astronomer
Henry Heimlich, surgeon and inventor, developed the Heimlich Maneuver to save choking victims