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 Oโ€™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
Kent County Chapter program next month at the Dover Public Library -
Tilton Society of Delaware
Tilton Society of Delaware
This is absolutely one of the best stories to come from the American Revolution. The Widow and the Colonel! Who was this "exceedingly beautiful young widow of a doctor"? Town records don't show any doctors in Mount Holly passing away. How did Margaret Morris from Burlington know about this widow, refering to her as " a widow of our aquaintence"? Who could it be...?
Tilton Society of Delaware
Tilton Society of Delaware
Happy New Year from all of us at the Tilton Society of Delaware! #tiltonsocietyofdelaware #happyholidays2022 #happynewyear2023
Tilton Society of Delaware
Tilton Society of Delaware
Tilton Society of Delaware
Wishing all of you a very Happy Holiday season! ๐ŸŽ„

#tiltonsocietyofdelaware #happyholidays2022
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