Join the Rockwood Park Preservation Society

A Path at the Rockwood Park.

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Rockwood Preservation Society shall be to promote, preserve, and enhance the educational, historical, architectural, and natural resources of Rockwood Park and Mansion.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to create a community sponsored organization that benefits Rockwood Park through fund-raising, recreational, educational events for the enjoyment and enlightenment of all New Castle County residents and beyond.

About the Rockwood Park Preservation Society

We invite you to become a member of the Rockwood Park Preservation Society. As a member you are helping to preserve and maintain the natural beauty and historical integrity of Rockwood Park and Museum.

Rockwood Park’s 72 acres encompass meadows and woodlands with historic and community gardens, wildlife habitats, framed by Turkey Run and Shellpot Creek. There is a pond, historic buildings and a house museum. Many trees and plantings date back the 19th century when estate creator, Joseph Shipley, designed a garden based on the principals of Victorian Gardenesque.

Membership levels

Shipley (individual): $30 per year

  • Free Museum tours
  • 2 guest passes

Bringhurst (household): $50 per year

  • Free Museum Tours for up to 5 household members
  • 4 guest passes

All membership levels also includes:

  • 10% discount at Bringhurst Boutique
  • Director’s tour
  • Membership appreciation days
  • Exclusive newsletter

Call 302-761-4340 to join today!

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Next Meeting

January 18, 2021

5:15 p.m.

Carriage House

4651 Washington St. Ext, 

Wilmington, DE 19802

All are welcome! 

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RSVP 302-761-4340 

Grant Barrans, President

Mary Anne Korant, Treasurer

Lisa Panzer, Membership 

Hema Nambiradje, Recruitment

A Recent Picture of the Rockwood Museum.