Focus

Hockessin Heritage Foundations focus will:

  • Collect and exhibit significant historical Hockessin area materials.
  • Provide leadership in the responsible preservation of these historical materials.
  • Encourage excellence in research, documentation, and interpretation
  • Serve diverse audiences through a variety of learning formats.
  • Promote pride in both individual and community heritage.
  • Provide support to historic preservation initiatives in the area.
  • Maintain mutually beneficial relationships and alliances with a variety of interested institutions.

Exhibits and Programs

The Hockessin Heritage Foundation has a research initiative, a special collection library, virtual exhibits and HHF Case studies which will be shown on a rotational basis to illuminate the history of how this small village has influenced the country.

The initial projects and program will include:

  • Underground Rail Road
  • Colonial Times and Historic Maps
  • Industry and Business during the Mill Boom
  • Brown versus Board of Education and the Supreme Court
  • The Jackson House and Friends Meeting
  • A variety of learning formats
  • Regional Art
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