Enrico Caruso, Duke Ellington, John Philip Souza and other world famous recording artists signed exclusively with Victor Records.
Another piece of trivia for you: the 'Grammy' award was named after the Grammophone Co. in England owned by one of the co-founders of Victrola.
The court was on the bottom floor and the 9-member Senate (with a large painting of George Washington on the wall) and the 21-member House (comprised, of course, of male property owners) were on the second floor.
Beside the old capitol is the state's small Supreme Court.
The historic buildings surrounded the idyllic town green set out by William Penn 300 years ago this year.
Before the Old State Capitol was founded, leaders met in the Golden Fleece Tavern also on the Green.
A couple of blocks away and facing another large green space, was Legislative Hall, i.e. the new State Capitol. It was closed as it was Sunday.
The rear of the capitol:
As we drove south to the resort beach community of Rehoboth Beach for the night, we noticed signs for Delmarva and soon realized that meant the states of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.
It was so much fun walking along the town's boardwalk even in the light drizzle that had dogged us all day long.
Just like at most boardwalks we've seen in cities across America, arcades, fudge and ice cream shops and small restaurants lined the one at Rehoboth Beach.
We hadn't seen an old time carousel in goodness only knows when!
Lina: When I saw this sign, I thought of the delicious salt water taffy you brought us back from North Carolina last week.
I felt so badly for the couple who had likely planned their wedding day months ago hoping for a sunny beach wedding and had those dreams dashed by rain and 50 degree temperatures in mid May.