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Date Posted: Friday, January 10th, 2020

Avery’s Rest contains archaeological evidence of 17th century and early 18th century colonial occupation. Deadline for submission of proposals: Feb. 11, 2020, 4 p.m.


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Date Posted: Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Application deadline: Feb. 2, 2020


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Date Posted: Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Photographic chronicle of events during December 2019 sponsored by the division and its partnering organizations.


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Date Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Highlights include a program on William Penn’s role in the founding of Dover, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a concert by CoroAllegro.


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Date Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Gen. George Washington and the high command of the Continental Army held a council of war here on Sept. 6, 1777.


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Date Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2019

Vintage 1950s-era ice cream stand still dishing up soft serve.


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Date Posted: Friday, October 4th, 2019

On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., The Old State House, located at 25 The Green in Dover, Del., will offer a multi-media presentation by historic-site interpreter Tom Welch on the Battle of the Chesapeake, a decisive naval engagement of the American Revolutionary War in which a French fleet under Adm. de Grasse paved […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Built and opened in 1836, the Octagonal Schoolhouse is one of the earliest examples of a one-room school in Delaware.


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Date Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Event commemorates the 337th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.


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Date Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s including preserving food in the smokehouse, dyeing cloth, carpentry, blacksmithing and making bricks out of clay.


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