Barratt’s Chapel to hold presentation on founding of Methodist church in Delaware

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Please join us at Barratt’s Chapel, an officially designated Heritage Landmark of the United Methodist Church, on March 16, 2024 at 10am as we welcome David Worthington, Director of Global Relationships of John Wesley’s New Room in Bristol, England. Worthington’s presentation, titled “Methodism Comes to America: The Bristol Connection” will highlight John Wesley, founder of Methodism’s, arrival in Bristol in …

Metcalf House, Lewes (Courtesy of the Delaware Preservation Fund)

24 buildings share $140K in Del. Preservation Fund grants

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Two dozen historic structures – 15 houses, four churches, three commercial buildings, a school and a lighthouse – have received grants from the Delaware Preservation Fund. Several are open to the public as museums, including Rockwood Park and Mansion, Barratt’s Chapel, the Lydia B. Cannon Museum and the Parson Thorne Mansion. The grants totaled $140,000 – a bigger pot than …