American Association for State and Local History Survey seeks data on visitation to historic sites and organizations across the United States and Canada.
Tours explore the surviving hull section of an 18th-century shipwreck.
Highlights include programs on the artist who created “His Master’s Voice,” the bombardment of Lewes and a festival at Fort Christina.
Fun and thought-provoking Constitutional programs to take place on April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2019.
Program on the travel and vacation guidebook for people of color during the segregation era
Activities honor and celebrate women’s lives and historic achievements.
Program explores Washington’s 110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior and discusses how they were practiced by subsequent American presidents together with their relevance to contemporary American politics.
After the death of George Washington in December 1799, the Delaware General Assembly, immediately upon convening in January 1800, resolved that a portrait be commissioned “in consequence of the eventful and ever to be lamented death of the late illustrious chief and friend of America General George Washington.” Denis Alexander Volozan (born Lyon, France, 1765; […]
The Old State House History The Old State House was the first permanent capitol building in Dover, Delaware. Begun in 1787 and completed by May 1791, this Georgian-style structure was originally home to both state and Kent County governments. The first floor of the Old State House features an 18th century-style courtroom while the second […]