Remember the Layton?  The Waller Theater? 

If so, you don't want to miss our next great event!!

No matter if it's summer or winter, there's always something going on at the Laurel Historical Society!  Click here to check out our Calendar of Events.

Wondering who we are or what we do in Laurel, Delaware?  Click here to see a short history of our organization...maybe you'll see why you want to become a member!


The latest and past editions of the Laurel Historical Society's newsletter are now available!  Click here to check them out today.



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Want to see some great photos of Laurel from years ago?   Visit the Delaware Heritage Collection's Laurel items.  Click here and enjoy!!

​​​​Monthly  Open House - February 3rd

The next, once per month, Laurel Historical Society Open House will take place at both the Cook House and at the Heritage Museum on February 3, 2019, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.   Be sure to come see the newest Heritage Museum exhibit titled, "Reflections of Laurel".   It's one you don't want to miss!!


Monthly Discussions at the Laurel Public Library

Last Thursday of Each Month at 10:30 AM **

​​This monthly series will  next be held on January 31st with a discussion of  Laurel's Celebration of its Sesquicentennial

Visit the Laurel Public Library's Life in Laurel Page for Future Topics

NEW HOURS - Effective immediately our Laurel Heritage Museum will be open only by appointment, and on the 1st Sunday of each month, 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Key to 2018 Donor Level of Support 

  • $0 - $100   Horseys Pond
  • $101 - $500 Trussum Pond
  • $501 - $1000 Chipmans Pond
  • $1001 - $5000 Trap Pond
  • $5001+   Records Pond 

Please check the Level of Support amount in the print-out form, or enter the amount, via the online "Donate" button above, for which you desire recognition

Care to Make a Donation of Any Amount To Support the Great Work of the Laurel (DE) Historical Society, Please Do So Below 

Visit and learn more about all the Delaware Heritage Collection has to offer - HERE

The Laurel Historical Society has worked for over thirty years to ensure that the rich cultural history of Laurel, Delaware is never lost.  Please take some time to look through our site to see the projects that we have done and those that we are currently working on, as well as how you can help to preserve the history of Laurel.  Whether you're researching your family tree, you have a passion for history, or you're just curious about times past, the Laurel Historical Society is here to make sure that no portion of our history is forgotten.

Laurel Historical Society's

40th Anniversary Dinner​​​​​​​​​

Photos Courtesy of  Paula M. Shannon Photography

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Photos from the "Stars & Stripes Over Laurel" Exhibit Opening & Members Reception

Laurel Historical Society's

Bulldog Spirit Sports Banquet​​​​​​​​​

Contributions Can be Made by our Secure Online Site. Click DONATE Button Below and Enter Amount on Page that Follows:


Please Give this Holiday Season to Our 2018 Annual Appeal

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Hitchens Homestead

Our Page of Interesting Local, State & National Historical Resource Sites

Click HERE

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