John Dickinson Plantation burial ground for enslaved men, women and children, and for free African Americans who died on the site, to be preserved and interpreted.
Holiday commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.
Series provides a historical context to understand the complex and often difficult role that race has played in the history of the United States and the state of Delaware.
Town commons served as a central meeting place for over 200 years.
Both museums now open Tuesday through Saturday.
Video explores anti-slavery activity in Delaware in the late-18th century and the subsequent passage of repressive legislation targeting free Blacks in the 19th century.
Dignity of those interred must be respected.
Site likely holds the enslaved individuals and other African Americans who lived, worked, and died on land owned by the Dickinson family.
A Site of Conscience is a place of memory that confronts both the history of what happened there and its contemporary legacies.
Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation meeting to take place remotely on Feb. 24, 2021
Board to review National Register nomination for the African Union Church and Cemetery of Iron Hill.