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African American History Month programs among 14 events sponsored by the division during February 2020

Highlights include programs on black leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans on the Eastern Shore and screenings of the three-part “American Epic” which explores how the ordinary people of America were given the opportunity to make records for the first time.




Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2020

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.




Division bids farewell to historic-site interpreter Latecia Prophet

Employee had a nearly ten-year career at The Old State House.




State Historic Preservation Office announces Delaware’s newest listings in the National Register of Historic Places

New listings include the Downtown Harrington Historic District, the Richard Allen School and the Taylor’s Bridge School.




Ron Whittington to portray Hall of Famer William “Judy” Johnson at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 20, 2019

Program explores the history of the Negro baseball leagues prior to Jackie Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier in the major leagues.




Division to sponsor 11 special events during July 2019

Independence Day, baseball Hall-of-Famer William “Judy” Johnson and campfires at the John Dickinson Plantation to be featured.




Division to sponsor nine special events during June 2019

Separation Day, Black Music Month Celebration and a historic preservation symposium among programs to be offered.




Division’s Carlton Hall speaks at New York preservation conference

Employee discussed his experiences and perspectives as a young, emerging professional in the historic-preservation field.




Negro Travelers’ Green Book program at the New Castle Court House Museum on March 16, 2019

Program on the travel and vacation guidebook for people of color during the segregation era




Site of purported African-American cemetery discovered near Frankford

Development slated for nearby property.





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