Legislative Hall - Delaware's Capitol Building
The Delaware General Assembly
21 Senators are elected to four-year terms, and 41 Representatives in the House serve two-year terms.
The General Assembly meets most Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from the second week of January through the end of June, recessing from February to mid-March.
All sessions are open to the public.
Guided tours of Legislative Hall are provided by the First State Heritage Park on the first Saturday of each month and Monday through Friday throughout the year. The Old State House is also open for daily tours. For scheduled times visit www.destateparks.com/heritagepark or call 302.739.9194
Top left photo
This early 20th century postcard depicts Legislative
Delaware's governors are often inaugurated in front of the west entrance to Legislative Hall, as in this photo of the 1957 inauguration of Governor James Caleb Boggs.
Top right photo
Lord de la Ware of England (standing) addresses the Legislature in 1955. A portrait of his ancestor, after whom Delaware is named, rests in the foreground.
Bottom right photo
Aerial view of the capitol complex in the early 1930s. The Old State House and Kent County Courthouse cupolas are visible at the top right.
Erected by First State Heritage Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Notable Buildings.
Location. 39° 9.404′ N, 75° 31.201′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of William Penn Street and Legislative Avenue on William Penn Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Compass Rose (within shouting distance of this marker); The Congressional Medal Of Honor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First State Heritage Park of Dover (about
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,039 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.