A wonderful small town with a rich shipbuilding heritage dating back to 1672 when it was first settled by English Colonists. In 1807 Milton was named for the English poet, John Milton. Milton sits at the head of the Broadkill River which provides a wonderful park-like setting right downtown. Just under 200 homes on the Federal Register Historic District.
Milton’s shipbuilding heritage is an important legacy to the town and some of the finest Victorian and Colonial architecture in Delaware has been restored to its’ original glory.
With a wonderful downtown area boasting many family owned businesses, Milton attracts both local residents and tourists to enjoy its’ wonderful small town architecture, history and local businesses.
Milton has 198 structures on the Federal Register Historic District and its history is preserved in the Lydia B. Cannon Museum, the Governor James Carey home, the Chestnut Street Cemetery, and the Governor David Hazzard Mansion.
Milton is just a stone’s throw from the summer resorts of Broadkill and Slaughter beaches and Lewes Beaches and just a short drive to the downtown area of Rehoboth Beach, its’ boardwalk and beaches.
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