2023 Founders Day Celebration at The Newark History Museum
For the first time, the 2023 Founders Day will be a two day event. Support the renovation of the historic Newark Train Station by joining us on April 1st at 9am for the inaugural Founders Day 5K Run/Walk. Runner's amenities include a race t-shirt, and a post race celebration at the Deer Park with food and beer. Click on this link to register: runsignup.com/Race/DE/Newark/FoundersDay5KDE
Newark History Museum is celebrating Founders Day to honor the signers of the original 1758 Newark Charter on April 2, 2023, from 2 pm to 5 pm. Founders Day activities will include the opening of the museum with brand new exhibits, Aetna's Old Bessie antique fire engine, historical walking tours, a museum store sale, Fletcher's Kitchen food truck, and live acoustic guitar music by Paul Arendt! Free museum admission and free parking. Additional free parking nearby at Phillips and Lewis Parks.