DE: New state park dedicated in Delaware

YORKLYN, Del. — Delawareans now have a 17th state park to visit in the First State.

On Friday, Gov. John Carney, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn Garvin, U.S. Sen. Tom Carper and others dedicated the new Auburn Valley State Park in Yorklyn. The park was previously the Auburn Heights Preserve.

The 366-acre park features an 1897 Queen Anne Victorian mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum, home to the largest operating Stanley steam car collection in the world. Also on hand Friday were Tom and Ruth Marshall, who donated the four-acre estate.

Read the full story from WBOC.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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