Entered the Union as No. 1 on 7th December 1787
Link to Switzerland
Winterthur Museum, Garden
and Library at Winterthur
during the tour
Named for the Swiss city of Winterthur,
the ancestral home of Jacques Antoine Bidermann, a son-in-law of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont, the founder of the du Pont family and fortune in the USA. Winterthur in
One of the most important collections of Americana in the USA – American decorative arts related to American history.
Switzerland was one of the few places
in the world that produced famous
locomotives, also used during the settlement of the USA.