Delaware Local Customs

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    Sergeant Bryan
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  • Kitchen duty in 1864
    Kitchen duty in 1864
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Delaware Local Customs

  • counties

    Delaware is divided into only three counties: New Castle, Kent and Sussex. This make Delaware the state with the fewest counties even though it is not the smallest state.The county divisions are based on the structure of the court system in Delaware.New Castle is the northern third of the state and is the more populace of the counties. It has twice...

  • state symbol

    the state bird is the blue hen.the state beverage is milk.the state motto is: "Liberty and Independence"the state flower is the peach blossom.the state flag: green and orange are the colors of George Washington's uniform; a farmer and a soldier support the state sealthe state seal: wheat is for Sussex, corn is for Kent, blue stripe for Delaware...

  • taxless

    I love the local custom of low taxes. Coming from New York to Delaware is like it used to be going from New York to Canada..... your money goes a long long ways. Residents not only pay lower taxes on purchases, they get a break on their income taxes too.If the traffic and congestion on the highways weren't such a negative factor, I would consider...

  • Here's Bob and I at my...

    Here's Bob and I at my Grandmom's farm with our cousins, predating the Men in Black Will Smith by some thirty years.

  • Dumb Delaware LawsIt is...

    Dumb Delaware LawsIt is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is carrying sufficient supplies of food and drink.LewesIt is illegal to wear pants that are 'firm fitting' around the waist.Getting married on a dare is grounds for an annulment.

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