Category: Guide to Delaware

Delaware – This state was the first of the 13th original states and got its name from the English Lord De La Warr. In 1787, the state signed the constitution. The state was discovered in 1609 by the Dutch Henry Hudson. Around 1631 the first settlers were expelled by the Indians and it was not until 1636 that the Swedes succeeded in establishing a permanent settlement near Wilmington. The capital is Dover and the population is approximately 600,000. The main products are seafood and chicken products.