All over America in the late 1800s and early 1900s businesses painted bold, colorful advertising on downtown buildings. These hand-painted signs advertised local businesses and national products. As the paint has faded in the years since, these ads have become known as “ghost signs”.

This self-guided tour shows you the Ghost Signs still visible on Downtown Delaware buildings with notes and images about the products and companies.

Self-Guided Tour of Downtown Delaware Ghost Signs


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April 19, 2021

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