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Quaker Heritage Center

Welcome to the Quaker Heritage Center

Our exhibits, programs, and special events help our students, faculty, staff, and community members to better understand what we mean when we say Wilmington is a Quaker college.

Learn more about the Quaker Heritage Center

2014-15 Year in Review

Year in Review
New Exhibit

“Behind the Scenes: What Happens at the Quaker Heritage Center”

QHC-Artifacts-GlowJoin us for a sneak peek at the everyday work of our museum: Discover how we care for the priceless historic treasures entrusted to us…learn about our artifact research process…see artifacts not usually on display…and vote for your favorite item in the collection.

All in preparation for next fall’s 10th anniversary celebration!



Also on Display


QHC-SephiaIn 1828, the Walthall family, Quaker ancestors of Meriam Hare, decided to leave their home in Gravely Run, Virginia, and journey to Ohio.  In the late 1880s, almost 60 years after their journey, William Walthall recalled the trip he experienced as a child in his memoir.  Experience their journey through the words of William Walthall and the treasures of the Walthall family.


Gallery Hours
  • Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM
  • Tuesdays in January, 9 AM – 9 PM
  • Last Saturday of Each Month, NOON – 5 PM
  • CLOSED Friday, April 3; Monday, May 25; Friday, July 3