This building was Delaware's Colonial capital and the meeting place of the state assembly until 1777. Built in 1732 on the fire-charred remains of an earlier courthouse, it's been restored and modified over the years, though always maintaining its role as the focal point of town. You'll find portraits of men important to Delaware's early history, the original speaker's chair, and excavated artifacts. An exhibit on the Underground Railroad tells the thrilling story of a runaway slave and her family who were jailed here. Free guided tours are available.