Tilton Society of Delaware

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We offer group tours and lunches with reservations.

Tilton Society of Delaware Board Members

Michele Schiavoni, President

Cynthia Pritchard, Vice President

Susan O’Donnell, Treasurer

Emma Odren, Secretary

Valarie Windle Leary, Board Member

Suzanne Savery, Board Member

Mark Thompson, Board Member

Charlie Tomlinson, Board Member

The Tilton Mansion

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!

Mission Statement

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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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.

Tilton Society of Delaware
Tilton Society of Delaware
Interesting interview on the War of 1812 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²
Tilton Society of Delaware
Tilton Society of Delaware
Tilton Society of Delaware
Highlighting the Delaware Physicians and Surgeons of the American Revolution πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²
Tilton Society of Delaware
Tilton Society of Delaware
Virtual options available for this lecture on Thursday πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²
Tilton Society of Delaware
Tilton Society of Delaware
Wonder if Dr. James Tilton ever removed a bullet from soldiers? Enjoy this presentation from George Washington's Mount Vernon on military medicine.πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² #tiltonsocietyofdelaware #America250 #18thcenturymedicine

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George Washington's personal physician, Dr.Craik, demonstrates how to treat a gun shot wound in the 18th century. Time Stamps:00:00 Introduction00:14 Ways to...

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