Pages Tagged With: "African American"

‘Struggles for Equality’ series at The Old State House in February 2023

Series highlights important parts of Black history in Delaware, and pioneering African American artists of rhythm and blues, soul, and rock and roll music.




Division celebrates Black History Month 2023

Eight of the month’s events celebrate the invaluable contributions that the African American community has made to the culture and history of the United States.




The Green Book: Acclaimed guide included Delaware locations for travelers of color

During the Jim Crow era, an annual travel guide for the African American community helped readers find places to eat and sleep. In Delaware, 17 properties are listed statewide. Read on to learn more about the importance of the Delaware Green Book.




CORRECTION–Delaware’s 24th annual Chautauqua, Sept. 8–11, 2022

Tent shows to showcase entertainment and the artists who brought it to life.




24th Annual Chautauqua, “That’s Entertainment”

Thursday, September 8, 2022 — Friday, September 9, 2022 outside the Zwaanendael Museum in LewesANDSaturday, September 10, 2022 — Sunday, September 11, 2022 outside the New Castle Court House Museum in New Castle *Programs – Live and Livestreamed *Entertaining and Educational *Experiences for All Ages *Interact with Historical Legends! All programs are free and open […]




Schedule of Events, September 11, 2022

New Castle Court House Museum Facebook livestream and in-person in The New Castle Visitor Center at The Arsenal due to the weather All programs are free and are offered in-person and some via Facebook livestream. Her Time 20XX – 12 p.m. Roseria Macera directs Her Time 20XX, an all-women string orchestra. Join this program in-person […]




Schedule of Events, September 10, 2022

New Castle Court House Museum Facebook livestream and in-person on the New Castle Green All programs are free. Programs are offered in-person and some via Facebook livestream. “Songs of a Grateful People” — Performance by Dr. Valarie Boyer – 12 p.m. Writer, educator and actor Dr. Valarie Boyer will sing and talk about the Underground […]




Schedule of Events, September 9, 2022

Zwaanendael Museum in-person and livestreamed on You Tube All programs are free and open to the public. Travelling Victrola Demonstration – 12:00 p.m. Join former historical interpreter Kay Powell as she demonstrates this old-fashioned music machine. Join this program in person at Zwaanendael Park next to the Zwaanendael Museum. “Rosedale Beach” — Lecture by Tamara Burks […]




Schedule of Events, September 8, 2022

Zwaanendael Museum in-person and livestreamed on You Tube All programs are free and open to the public. Travelling Victrola Demonstration – 12:00 p.m. Join former historical interpreter Kay Powell as she demonstrates this old-fashioned music machine. Join this program in person at Zwaanendael Park next to the Zwaanendael Museum. “Hamilton, More Than a Musical” — […]




John Dickinson Plantation honored with Award of Excellence

Museum honored for its project “Search, Discovery, and Interpretation of the African Burial Ground at the John Dickinson Plantation.”