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The Trustees of The New Castle Common is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1764 and reincorporated by the Delaware Assembly in 1792. Its purpose is to preserve and protect the historic Common lands for the use and benefit of the inhabitants of the town of New Castle. Income is derived primarily from property rentals and investments.

We think you will find our site full of information about our rich past and our current endeavors in the community.

Penn#16 photo by Bruce Burk

Notice of Trustee Election

There will be an election to fill an open seat on the Board of the Trustees of the New Castle Common. Voting will take place on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at the Good-Will Fire Company, 401 South Street from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

For more detail on voting and candidacy click here for our Elections page.

Trustees Scholarship Program

For the 2024 Spring Scholarship
Application information, click here.

Applications for the 2024 Spring Scholarships are due in the Trustee Office no later than January 2, 2024.

Battery Park, New Castle DE

Requests for Battery Park Event permits are managed by the City of New Castle. Please click on the logo above.

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