Day-long series of programs harkens back to the 1700s when the Dover Green served as the focal point of life in Dover.
Explore Colonial-era job opportunities at the home of the “Penman of the Revolution.”
’18th Century Trades Day’ and evening lantern tours to be featured at John Dickinson Plantation in October 2017
Activities feature two special programs that explore 18th-century trades and pastimes that might have taken place at the property during the lifetime of the “Penman of the Revolution.”
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.
Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s.
Exhibit explores His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak, a British warship that was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.
Series explores the history of the Lewes, Del. area from the 17th to the 20th centuries.
Three-day series of programs explores the importance of railroads to America’s economy and way of life, and their impact on Delaware.
EXHIBIT CLOSED on Dec. 7, 2014.
EXHIBIT CLOSED Dec. 7, 2014.
‘An Immigrant Story: Crossing the Atlantic in a 17th Century Sailing Ship’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 18, 2018
Program explores what life would be like for a two-month crossing of the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to the New World.
Series showcased musicians from across the state and region.
Free one-day-only affair showcases one of Delaware’s most historic estates.
‘Caesar Rodney in His Own Words’: Historical play at the New Castle Court House Museum on Sept. 22, 2019
Historical play about the Delaware patriot by museum historic-site interpreter David Price.
Programs on Delaware heroes of the War of 1812, dyeing fabrics 18th-century style, and Separation Day in New Castle to be featured.
‘Civil War Band of Brothers: Four Men of the First Delaware Regiment’ — lecture streamed virtually from The Old State House on Oct. 22, 2020
Virtual lecture explores the true stories of four men — a doctor, a chaplain, a soldier and an Irish immigrant — who served in the unit.