May 18, 2013 – Boats, Buttons, Beans, and Beer! Walking & Brewery Tour in Milton – 10 am – noon
The Milton Historical Society and Dogfish Head Brewery provide a joint historical walking tour and brewery tour in Milton. Milton was originally known as the “Head of the Broadkill” and enjoys a rich heritage with 198 structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The walking tour reviews the town’s early history and includes a lively discussion of the ship captains and seafaring men who called Milton home. A breoad range of architectural styles will be featured and button sheds, barns, and outbuildings will be discussed as the tour winds through side lanes and alleys. The tur will also include a history of the King Cole Cannery, part of the site where Dogfish Head Brewery is located.
The tour will last approximately 2 hours ( 10 – 10:45 walking outdoors and 11 – noon for the brewery tour). The walk covers a little over a mile. Sturdy, closed-toe walking shoes are required. Bring and use plenty of sun block, hats are recommended. ID is required for the beer tasting after the brewery tour.
Tour dates: May 18, June 22, July 20, August, 17, and Sept. 28. This tour is limited to 15 people, the cost is $5 for non-MHS members and free for MHS member. Reservations are required. Reserve your tour by calling 302-684-1010 or sending an email to email@example.com.