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Greenbank Mill & Philips Farm

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500 Greenbank Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808-3119
+1 302-999-9001
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Excellent Local History

This little mill is nearly hidden in plain view. They have nice programs and the place has a long... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Thomas G
A Place in the Country, right next door!

I worked for Girl Scout of the Chesapeake Bay and was always looking for a place to visit that was... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Brenda S
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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm is a living history museum with tours and programs focusing on a variety of aspects of the Early Republic (1790-1830): the gristmill, the textile factory, and daily life at the 1794 Philips House and 19th century farm with heritage livestock. Open to the public the second Saturday of the month (April-October) from 10-2pm except holiday weekends. Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm is open through the week, year round, by reservation both for groups and individuals.
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26 Apr 2017
“Excellent Local History”
21 Jun 2016
“A Place in the Country, right next door!”
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500 Greenbank Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808-3119
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+1 302-999-9001
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This little mill is nearly hidden in plain view. They have nice programs and the place has a long and storied history.

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Management response:Responded 28 April 2017

So happy that you have enjoyed your visits to our wonderful historic site, Thomas! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

I worked for Girl Scout of the Chesapeake Bay and was always looking for a place to visit that was interesting, not too expensive and would lend itself to earning badges. The Greenbank farm fills every ticket. The Revolutionary period farm features sheep (their specialty)...More

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Management response:Responded 28 April 2017

Thank you very much for such a wonderful description of our site. We are so happy that you and the Girl Scouts enjoyed the day kicking it colonial with us.

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Reviewed 14 February 2016

Greenbank has heritage sheep, a great location, and a bit of history. Particularly look for their special events, like sheep shearing, and let the kids see how people made cloth and dyed it from their gardens, not so long ago. Fun when the steam train...More

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Management response:Responded 28 April 2017

Thank you! We hope to see you back again for this year's Shearing Day & Herb Sale! Each year we're looking to improve the event to make it even better for our visitors.

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mrycik
19 October 2017|
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Response from Stacie M | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out! We are open the second Saturday of every month from 10am-2pm. If you would like to have a weekday tour, we would be happy to arrange a tour time specific to you by appointment, please just call... More
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