Pages Tagged With: "Activities"

Exhibit “Delaware and the War of 1812” closed on March 19, 2016

EXHIBIT CLOSED March 19, 2016.




“A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World” exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

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.




Allen McLane symposium to take place in Dover on Oct. 25, 2014

Programs to shine a spotlight on the life and military career of the American patriot from Duck Creek (Smyrna), Del.




An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware”–exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

EXHIBIT CLOSED Dec. 7, 2014.




History was made here: Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Iconic Sussex County structure helped guide mariners for more than 100 years.




DSU students to present history activities for the public at four Delaware museums

Aug. 2, 2014 activities to offer fresh perspectives on Delaware history.




Historic sites enhance Delaware beach vacations

Several historic places are located within a 20-mile radius of Delaware’s Atlantic coast.




“Middletown Goes to War” exhibit closed on June 30, 2016

EXHIBIT CLOSED June 30, 2016.




Division projects honored with prestigious national awards

American Association for State and Local History bestows two 2014 Leadership in History Awards to Delaware-Division-of-Historical-and-Cultural-Affairs-affiliated projects.




May 17, 2014 event celebrates the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Antoni Swart in New Sweden

On Saturday, May 17, 2014, the New Sweden Centre is sponsoring a celebratory event marking the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Anthony, a Black man later known as Antoni Swart, who was among the first colonists of New Sweden which centered on Fort Christina in present-day Wilmington, Del.