National Delaware Day

July 13, 2021

July 13 National Delaware Day

What Is National Delaware Day?

Delaware was the First State to declare independence from the British. The lands previously belonged to both Pennsylvania and New York before gaining independence. Delaware was named after the 12th Baron del la Warr, Thomas West, who was the governer of Virginia. It was declared an official state in 1776. Along with being the First State, Delaware boasts a lot of other historical firsts, such as being the site of the first Swedish settlers and the site of the first log cabins on American soil. Use this opportunity to learn all there is to know about the rich history of Delaware state, and share all your newfound knowledge using #NationalDelawareDay.

When Is National Delaware Day?

July 13th is National Delaware Day, which celebrates the First State of the United States of America.

History Of National Delaware Day

In 2017, National Day Calendar began celebrating each state in the order they entered the union starting the week of Independence Day and ending with Hawaii.


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