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Wilmington, Delaware: Home to the du Pont Dynasty

The primary reason the area is a tourist magnet relates to the saga of the du Ponts. The tale began in 1800 when Pierre Samuel du Pont, the son of a Parisian watchmaker, emigrated to the United States where one of his sons established a gunpowder mill near Wilmington.

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By Victor Block

March 21, 2019

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