The Tilton Society of Delaware
The Tilton Society of Delaware is a 501c3 whose purpose is to educate, promote and preserve the legacy of Dr. James Tilton. The Tilton Mansion, Dr. Tilton’s Wilmington home is a contributing property to the Eighth Street Park Historic District also referred to as the Tilton Park Historic District.
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Schedule A Tour
We offer group tours and lunches with reservations.
Tilton Society of Delaware Board Members
Michele Schiavoni, President
Suzanne Savery, Vice President
Emma Odren, Treasurer
Mark Thompson, Secretary
Jennifer Horsley, Board Member
Charlie Tomlinson, Board Member
Dr. James Tilton
“His firsts are far-reaching and extend into agricultural firsts and meteorological
firsts, all recorded in the likes of the Library of Congress. While
this might be in fact be the first time that you have heard about
Tilton, it is our hope that it is not the last.”
Learn all about the Tilton Society’s namesake and his impact on the world yesterday and today.
The Tilton Mansion
Tilton Mansion was built on land bought by James Tilton, MD from Bancroft Woodcock in 1792. Learn all about the mansion’s history from then until today!
The Tilton Society of Delaware is a 501c3 whose purpose is to educate, promote and preserve the legacy of Dr. James Tilton and the historic significance of his home, the Tilton Mansion on Broom Street in Wilmington, Delaware. The Tilton Mansion is a contributing property to the Eighth Street Park Historic District (or Tilton Park Historic District).
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