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Date Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019


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Date Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Emeline, Sam and the six children traveled to Byberry Township, Pennsylvania. They were helped by Robert Purvis, leader of the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society. Emeline and her family settled in freedom on a farm close to his property.


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Date Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Exhibit explores Delaware’s role in the clandestine network that transported American slaves to freedom including the true journey of the Hawkins family from bondage in Maryland, through Delaware, to freedom in Pennsylvania.


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Date Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Exhibit explores the history of rail travel and transport in the First State.


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Date Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Article explores artist Denis A. Volozan and his portrait of George Washington which hangs in The Old State House.


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Date Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Eight holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.


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Date Posted: Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Website and public programs celebrate Dickinson’s pivotal role in setting the stage for the American Revolution.


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Date Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Dutch-American Heritage Day commemorates Nov. 16, 1776, the date when the Netherlands became the first nation to recognize the newly independent United States.


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Date Posted: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Halloween programs, 18th century trades and William Penn Day among the events to be presented.


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Date Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.


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