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5 Fun Facts About August 17 In Delaware History

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1. In 1787, Delaware became the first state to ratify the United States Constitution, paving the way for the formation of the United States of America.

2. On August 17, 1832, the State Bank of Delaware was chartered, becoming the first bank in the state.

3. The Civil War had a significant impact on Delaware, despite being a border state. On August 17, 1862, Union General George B. McClellan stopped in Wilmington to rally support for the Union cause.

4. In 1929, the Memorial Bridge over the C&D Canal was officially opened, connecting New Castle County and Kent County for the first time.

5. Delaware's rich agricultural history is celebrated every year at the Delaware State Fair, which was first held on August 17, 1920. The fair has since become a beloved annual event that draws visitors from across the state and beyond.
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