Museum and gardens intertwine at Winterthur
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Discover lush landscapes, historical objects, and a world-class library at Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library.
NEW CASTLE COUNTY, Delaware -- "Every time I drive onto the property, I get a thrill," said Anita Stein.It's a thrill she's been repeating for the last 41 years working at Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library northwest of Wilmington, Delaware."It is so beautiful. It never gets old," said Stein, who works in the museum as a specialist guide.It's her job to inform guests about the history and significance of the building and its collection of more than 90,000 American objects curated by Henry Francis du Pont.Du Pont lived with his family at the estate in the early 1900s, where he cultivated formal…
Matteo Iadonisi
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