|Liberty And Independence|
Distinction: Delaware was the first state to ratify the constitution (and therefore was the first state, period).
Geographic Oddity: A section of Delaware's border was formed by drawing a circle around the cupola of the New Castle courthouse. However, everything inside the circle but east of the Delaware River is in New Jersey.
Famous Native: Valerie Bertinelli ~ actress & weight-loss activist
Natural = Wilmington Blue Rock
Man-Made = the aforementioned Old New Castle County Courthouse
Favorite City Name: Shaft Ox Corner
Something you might hear a Muskrat say:
"It's good to be first."
Little Known Factoid: Irving Gordon wrote a hit song . . .
|If I could live anywhere in Delaware, it would be in Lewes, on Cape Henlopen, a ferry's ride from Cape May, New Jersey. It was the first city in the First State.|